Russell F. Cochran, 81, of Delaware died Wednesday (June 22, 2011) in the Arbors of Delaware.
He was born July 24, 1926 in Delaware to Harley and Nettie (Wigett) Cochran. A lifetime resident of Delaware, he attended Willis High School and proudly served his county in the U.S. Army. He was a retired contractor and a driver for Chesrown Pontiac Buick GMC. He was a member of the Lion’s Club, Amvets and the American Legion. He was a longtime volunteer for Grady Memorial Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley; two daughters, Mindy (Mike) Witt of Marysville and Karen (Royce) Landacre of Ostrander; two sons, Steve (Lynn) Cochran of Jacksonville, Fla., and Keith (Blythe) Boger of Delaware; six grandchildren, David, Andra, Chad, Paul, Jana and Jackie; two great-grandchildren, Brandon and Brandy; a sister, Ann( Marvin) Haggard of Delaware; two sisters-in-law, Winnie Cochran of Delaware and Ruth Cochran of Columbus; a brother-in-law, Don (Reecie) Elsasser of Delaware; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date by Robinson Funeral Home.
Condolences maybe expressed at robinsonfuneralhomeinc.com.