Carl D. Cochran
age 83 of Canton passed away on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 at his home after an extended illness. He was born Dec. 29, 1929 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Glen and Fawn Cochran. Carl was a graduate of Lincoln High School, a Korean War veteran and a member of the Canton Fast Pitch Hall of Fame. He was a baseball umpire, bowler, avid golfer and retired from Ashland Oil Refinery after 38 years of service. Preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rose; sister, Carolyn Snyder; and brother, Richard.
He is survived by his seven children, Mitch (Shirley) of Columbus, Dave of Canton, Tom of Canton, Scott (Mitzi) of Columbus, Cindy (Pat) DeMarco of Kent, Kevin (Mary Jo) of Canton and Brian (Kelly) of Laytonsville, Md.; sister-in-law, Margie Franta of Canton; brother-in-law, Tom Franta of N. Canton; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel. Friends may call on Friday from 6-7:30 p.m. prior to service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a
. The family would like to thank the caring team of Crossroads Hospice. Those wishing to share a fond memory or their condolences, may sign the Reed online guestbook at
Reed Funeral Home
705 Raff Road SW Canton, OH 44710
Published in The Repository from Aug. 26 to Aug. 28, 2013