OBITUARY: James Brent “Jim” Cochran

James Brent

A celebration of life service is planned for Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Riley officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service. The family requests that anyone attending Jim’s service to wear TN Volunteers or Nashville Predators shirts.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Mr. Cochran’s funeral expenses at the Funeral Home.

James Brent “Jim” Cochran age 56, of Burns, passed from this life on October 3, 2021 at Horizon Medical Center.

He was born in West Virginia on January 21, 1965 to Peggy King Cochran and the late Harry R. Cochran. Jim graduated from East High School in Morristown, TN class of 1983.

He was known as a hard worker and a dedicated provider for his family. He worked at Quebecor for 30 plus years. Mr. Cochran was passionate about sports, wrestling, heavy metal rock and roll, and Harley Davidson motorcycles. His favorite sports teams were the Nashville Predators, Tennessee Vols football, and the Tennessee Titans.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his wife: Kristi Parker Cochran; and his sister: Jennifer Dolton.

Survivors include his son: Quinton Cochran; his daughter: Sydney Shadowens (Jimmy); his grandchildren: Jace, Marley, and Easton; his mother-in-law: Maxine Neblett; and nieces: Paige McCracken and Sarah Stone.


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