Benton R. Cochran, 83, of Hillsville, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Trinity Mission of Hillsville.
He was born in Carroll County to the late Robert and Nina Weddle Cochran.
Survivors include his wife, Elsie Webb Cochran of the home; daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly and Jeff Bunn of Hillsville; son, Michael B. Cochran of Hillsville; a grandson; and sister, Estelle Burnette of Richmond.
A funeral was held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ty Harrison and Pastor Ronnie Collins officiating. Burial followed in the Gardner Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Hillsville, P.O. Box 356, Hillsville, Va. 24343.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynnandmcgrady.com.
Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel is serving the family.
1035 N MAIN ST P.O. BOX 145
Hillsville, VA 24343-0145
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 14 to Jan. 15, 2013