Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Burl Cochran, Jr., Casey County, KY (1954-2013)

He worked 20 years as a mechanic for Weddle-LaFavers and was a member of the New Testament Baptist Church. He was a member of a respected Casey County, KY, family. He leaves six direct living descendants

Burl Cochran, Jr. passed away Sunday January 13, 2013 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY. He was 58.

Funeral services are at 12pm noon CT/1pmET, Thursday January 17, 2013, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Shirley Denson officiating. Burial will be in Tapscott Cemetery. Visitation will be 4pm-8pmCT/5pm-9pmET, Wednesday at the funeral home.

Born September 28, 1954 in Boyle County, KY, he was the son of the late Burl Cochran, Sr. and Sarah Elizabeth Atwood Cochran. He died Sunday, January 13, 2013, in Lexington, Fayette County, KY, at the age of 58 years, 3 months, and 15 days.

He worked 20 years as a mechanic for Weddle-LaFavers and was a member of the New Testament Baptist Church.

Survivors include the following:
  • A son: Jamie Cochran of Liberty, KY

  • A daughter: Amy Cochran of Liberty, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Cole, Luke, Hannah and Xeta

  • A brother: Boyd Cochran of Liberty, KY

  • And four sisters: Eva Howard of McKinney, KY; Joyce Lynn of Bradfordsville. KY; Judy Cox of Hustonville, KY; and Nettie Lynn of Liberty, KY
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Juanita Riddle.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the funeral home to help offset funeral expenses.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY. Send a condolence to the family of Burl Cochran.

This story was posted on 2013-01-14 14:16:44
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.