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Daily Obituaries

Obituaries for January 25, 2015

Jan. 23, 2015
Funeral services for Robert L. "Buck" Cochran, 87, of Waynesboro will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 from the Chapel of Freeman Funeral Home, with Rev. Matt Olson officiating. Visitation will take place from 5-9 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 from the Parlor of Freeman Funeral Home.

Following the funeral service, interment will take place at White House Cemetery in Wayne County.

A native of Wayne County, he was a member of Big Creek Baptist Church and was retired as a construction carpenter. He served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of World War II. He died on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 at the Veterans Home in Collins.

He is survived by three son and two daughters-in-law, Terry L. and Angela Cochran of Laurel, Larry Joe Cochran and John Allen and Paula Cochran, all of Clara; a daughter and son-in-law, Sherry Lynn and Donnie Barber of Lake Charles, La.; a brother, Tommy "Sput" Cochran of Clara; two sisters, Wilda Clark of Waynesboro and Betty Joe Mills of Clara; six grandchildren, Denise Dearman, Thomas Harrison, Jonathan Barber, Taylor Barber, Tia Cochran Walley and John Robert "Gopher" Cochran; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Cochran; his mother, Ruby Cochran; his father, Andrew Cochran; two brothers, Clifton H. "Jack" Cochran and Grady Cochran; and a sister, Jessie Wood.

An online guestbook can be signed at

Freeman Funeral Home of Waynesboro is in charge of arrangements.
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