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Vernon Eugene Cochran

August 27, 1931 April 10, 2019
Vernon Eugene Cochran
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Obituary for Vernon Eugene Cochran

Vernon Eugene Cochran, age 87 years, a former resident of Fairfax, VA and more recently a resident of Parsons, WV departed this life Wednesday afternoon, April 10, 2019 at Cortland Acres at Thomas, WV with his loving wife at his side.
He was born Thursday, August 27, 1931 at Pierce, FL, a son of the late Marshall Barry and Lila Herring Cochran. On April 15, 1967 at Washington, DC, he was married to the former Julia Ella Sue Kisner, who survives. They celebrated fifty-two years of marriage.
Surviving are eleven nieces and nephews, Virginia Bowman, Wanda Carr, Rowland Kisner, Ralph Kisner, Lois Kisner, Michael Kisner, Louella Friend, Rebecca Dixon, Karen Bishop, Steve Kisner and Phillips Kisner; and several great nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death is one brother, Ernest R. Cochran and one niece, Linda Kisner.
He attended the schools in Georgia. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy from 1948 to 1951 and the United States Army from 1951 to 1956 as an army paratrooper airborne. He was a Georgia State Trooper and later served as a Fairfax County Police Officer, retiring in 1987. He attended the Calvary Baptist Church in Fairfax County, VA. Mr. Cochran enjoyed shooting in his earlier years, fishing and working outside around his home.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons on Friday from 4 to 7 PM. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 11 AM. The Rev. Michael Walters will officiate and interment will follow at the Bethel Cemetery at Holly Meadows, where the H.W. Daniels Post #29 American Legion, the Tygart Valley Post #3647 Veterans of Foreign War and the Tucker Co. Veterans Assoc. will conduct full military honors.


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Visitation

Friday

12

Apr

4:00 PM 4/12/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/12/2019 7:00:00 PM
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Parsons

312 Main Street
Parsons, WV 26287

Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Parsons
312 Main Street Parsons 26287 WV
United States

Service

Saturday

13

Apr

11:00 AM 4/13/2019 11:00:00 AM
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Parsons

312 Main Street
Parsons, WV 26287

Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Parsons
312 Main Street Parsons 26287 WV
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Bethel Cemetery Final Resting Place

Holly Meadows Road
Parsons, WV 26287

Holly Meadows Road Parsons 26287 WV
United States
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