Kevin "Cowboy" Cochran, 53

Kevin Lee "Cowboy" Cochran, 53, Lancaster, passed away Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in the Hospice Unit of Huntington Parkview Hospital after a long and hard battle with pancreatic cancer.

Kevin was born Oct. 23, 1964, in Wabash.  He attended Southwood High School and was last employed at Huntington Sheet Metal as a fabricator. He had a love for drawing, painting, welding art and history.  He also enjoyed fishing, camping and his dog, CJ. Kevin took pride in raising a garden, everything from asparagus to zucchini.  He had a passion for cooking and creating his own recipes; noodles and rhubarb crunch were his specialties. 

He is survived by his mother, Elaine (Cook) Cochran; 20-year companion, Bessie Flynn; sisters and brothers, Lynn Ellis, Wabash, Amy (Brian) Razor, Galloway, Ohio, Jason (Tami) Cochran, Upland, Joshua Cochran, Hattie Cochran and Dylan Cochran, all of LaFontaine; three nephews, Evan Razor, Alec Razor and Ethan Razor all of Galloway, Ohio. Father, Larry (Jenny Smith) Cochran and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Russell and Evelyn Cook and paternal grandparents, Luther and Lorene Cochran.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at 4 p.m. at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, with Pastor Brad Wright officiating. Calling hours will be at the funeral home two hours prior to the service.

Preferred memorial donations may be directed to the Wabash County Cancer Society, P.O. Box 144, North Manchester, IN  46962.

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Posted on 2017 Nov 29