Gilead Ohio – Danny Oliver Cochran on the early morning of November 17th, 2022 entered into eternal rest to be with the Lord. Born on June 25th, 1942, in Tazewell VA to Truman and Nannie Lou (White) Cochran.
Danny was co-owner of Hidden Hills Golf Course (Howard OH), former founding partner of Unibus Incorporated (Strongsville OH), but he was known to his family as the singer and strummer of ballads.
His most important work was mending the toys, homes, and hearts of those he loved. He spent many weekends as a grill master, storyteller, golfer, and card player. He loved to laugh and joke around with everyone.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 43 years, Susan Cochran (Myers). Father of 7 to: Jane Tutor of Maryville TN, Randy (wife Belva) Cochran of Blythe GA, Tina (husband Kevin) McLain of Cleveland OH, Christine (husband Rob) Webb of Bellefontaine OH, Robin (partner Matthew Mazon) Cochran of Mount Vernon OH, Mathew Cochran of Kenton OH, and Susan Ellen Cochran of Danville OH. He is also survived by his sister Johnnie Allen of Harlem GA and brother-in-law William J. (wife Brenda) Myers JR. He was the loving grandfather of several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and had many nieces and nephews.
Danny is preceded in death by his parents, Truman and Nannie Lou Cochran, 2 brothers and 8 sisters.
In lieu of flowers, please feel free to make a donation to The Salvation Army or a charity of your choice.
A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Danny (Pete) will be held on December 3, 2022 at the Zion Lutheran Church, 20177 Wooster Road, Danville, OH 43014 at 1:00pm with Pastor Howard Clevenger officiating. Family will receive guests one hour prior to the service.