James Cochran

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James Cochran of Elk Horn died Thursday, March 7, 2013 in Louisville. He was 67. Born in Casey County on March 9, 1945, he was the son of the late Sammie Cochran and Nettie Hughes Cochran. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Elk Horn Baptist Church. He was a former employee of Dan White Oil Company, a former deputy sheriff, Taylor County magistrate and a school bus driver for the Taylor County School System for many years. He united in marriage to Galoris Ford on Sept. 4, 1965. Besides his wife, Galoris Cochran of Elk Horn, he is survived by two daughters and a son, Tina Blakley and husband, Russell of Somerset, Scot Cochran and wife, Beth and Nadena Agee and husband, David, both of Campbellsville; eight grandchildren, Alex Sexton and husband, Jamie, Samantha Benedict and husband, Jeff, Whitney Roots, J. T. Agee, Spencer Agee, Mariah Agee, Tori Cochran and Emili Cochran; three great-grandchildren, Zach Benedict, Peyton Benedict and Zander Sexton; two brothers and three sisters, Gary Cochran and wife, Nellie of Ft. Myers, Fla., Cecil Cochran of Franklin, Ind., Marie Forister of Crittenden, Barbara Roundtree of Cincinnati, Ohio and Jo Ann Wethington and husband, Carl of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters, Jimmy Cochran, T. C. Cochran, Estil Cochran, Wesley Cochran, Lorene Webb and Delores Angel. Funeral services were March 11 at the Parrott and Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Brian Rafferty, Bro. Haywood Riner and Bro. Chris Murphy. Burial was at Jones Chapel Cemetery.
Published in The Casey County News on Mar. 13, 2013