Richard Huey Cochran

April 5, 1948 — December 12, 2021

Richard Huey Cochran

Mr. Richard Huey Cochran, 73, of Dawson GA passed from this life Sunday, December 12, 2021 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loved ones. A memorial will be announced at a later date.

He was born April 5, 1948 in Manila, Arkansas, son of the late John William Cochran and Opal Craft Cochran. Richard spent his career in the corrugated manufacturing industry, retiring from Georgia Pacific in 2008. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, drinking coffee with friends, tinkering with fast cars and motorcycles, and raising cattle on his hobby farm.
Other than his parents, Richard is also preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn Cochran, and his brothers, J.W. Cochran Jr, and Danny Cochran.
He is survived by his wife Beth Cochran of Dawson, GA., children, Melisa Cochran of Arizona, Cheryl McClure of Arizona, Richard C. Cochran (Alyssa) of Chapin, SC, step-children Chesley Belcher of Marietta, GA and Arthur Ewing III (Kerri) of Americus, GA, siblings, Wayne Cochran of Arkansas, Carolyn McCullogh (Nelson) of Missouri and Linda Schultz of Minneapolis Minnesota, sister-in-law, Genna Cochran of Jonesboro, Arkansas, grandchildren, Kathryn Cochran, Richard Cochran, Savannah Grace Ewing, Sawyer Ewing, Ashlyn Belcher, Frank Belcher, Corey Cochran, Katrina Wohlfert (Erik), Samantha Walton, and Brendan Walton, great grandchildren Kaidence Cochran, Jaxson Wohlfert, Raelynn Wohlfert, Mariah Sipes and Ellie Pumilia.

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