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Ronald D. Cochran

May 11, 1934 October 25, 2019
Ronald D. Cochran
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Obituary for Ronald D. Cochran

Ronald D. Cochran, 85, of Ligonier, died Friday, October 25, 2019 in Excela Health Latrobe Hospital.

He was born May 11, 1934 in Detroit, MI, a son of the late Lester and Elenor Cochran.

Prior to his retirement in 1985 he had been a quality control inspector for the Ford Motor Co for 30 years. He also retired in 2005 from the Penna. Fish and Boat Commission. He was a member and lay leader of the Oak Grove Church of Christ. Ron was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing, but his greatest love in life was spending quality time with his family. "We feebly struggle, but Ron now in glory shines."

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Cochran, a sister, Joyce Mingo, and a half-brother, Phil Glick.

Ron is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Barbara Young Cochran, a daughter, Lori (William) Reese of Ligonier, four grandchildren: Heather (Pat) McQueen, Shawn Reese, Shannon (Jesse) Olson, and Joshua (Bekki) Reese, eight great grandchildren, and one great, great grandson, and a half-sister, Cindy McFerron of Portage Lakes, OH.

Ron's friends and family will gather together Sunday from 4-6PM at the J. Paul McCracken Funeral Chapel, Inc., 144 East Main Street, Ligonier. A service to celebrate Ron's life will be held Monday at 11:00AM at the Oak Grove Church of Christ with his pastor, Charles P. Burd officiating.

Interment will be in Congress Cemetery, Congress, OH.

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