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Deryl Cochran


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Deryl Cochran Obituary
Cochran, Deryl
1949 - 2017
Deryl W. Cochran, age 67, born September 1, 1949 in Columbus, OH, passed away peacefully at home with family on August 2, 2017. A graduate of East High School and The Ohio State University, Deryl retired from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources after 32 years of service, and later obtained a Certification with the United States National Tennis Association as a Tennis Instructor. Preceded in death by parents William and Olive Cochran, brothers George and Erwin Cochran, and sister Olive Davenport Gordan. Survived by his wife of 29 years, Saundra; children, Devora Cochran, Darniece Cochran, Shawn Holland, and Josalyn Holland; brother, Thomas Cochran; grandchildren, Dwayne Woods, Damian Hall, Debra Briggs, Destany Cochran, Alisha Adams, and Lawrence Fowlkes, Jr.; and a host of other loved ones including great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, aunt, uncles, in-laws, and friends. Celebration of Life 10 a.m. Saturday, August 12, 2017 in the chapel of DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St., where his family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the start of service. Rev. Jonathan Bradford, Sr., officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. To express condolences to Deryl's family, please visit his online memory book at www.diehl-whittaker.com/obits.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Aug. 11, 2017
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