Robert Charles 'Chuck' Cochren Jr.
Charles Robert "Chuck" Cochren Jr., 48, of Bloomington passed away peacefully surrounded by many of his family and friends Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Bloomington.
Born, February 4, 1966, in Princeton, IN, he was the son of Charles Robert Cochren Sr. and Daphne J. (Hanebutt) Cochren. Chuck was a 1984 graduate of Wood Memorial High School in Oakland City where he was a standout basketball player. He attended Rend Lake Junior College, Arkansas State University and Oakland City College graduating in 1989. He played basketball at all three colleges. He was a member of the Sherwood Oaks Christian Church in Bloomington. Chuck was a loving husband, father, brother and son who enjoyed playing golf, watching Indiana University sports, attending his children's sporting events and loving his bulldogs.
Survivors include his wife of 19 years, Natalie A. Cochren; his daughter, Kaiti, of Evansville, his sons, Cam, Jack and Bo, all of Bloomington; his parents; two sisters, Kim Thomas, of Ellettsville, and Kristen Sigman (Kevin), of Chaffee, MO; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, C. Harvey and Agnes Cochren, Irvin and Lenore Hanebutt; and his uncle, Sidney Cochren.
The family will receive friends 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, July 10, 2014, in the Fellowship Hall at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, 2700 E. Rogers Rd. Bloomington, IN 47401. A Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. at the church, with Tom Ellsworth officiating.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the
or to his children in care of The Funeral Chapel.
The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third St. Bloomington, IN 47401 is handling arrangements.
Memories of Chuck and condolences may be made to the family at www.pdcfuneralchapel.com.
Published in Courier Press on July 9, 2014