Donald Cochran

November 19, 2021


Elder Donald Cochran of Tampa, FL passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021.  Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2021, 12:00 Noon at Brown Memorial Church of God in Christ, 2313 E. 27th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605 with Bishop Anthony Gilyard, Officiating.  (MASK RECOMMENDED) Interment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery.

Mr. Cochran was a native of Tampa, FL and a resident of Tampa for 51 years.  He attended Armwood High School and graduated with the “Class of 1990”.  He was a member of Brown Memorial COGIC where he served as an Elder and devoted Sanctuary Choir Member.  He was employed as a Bus Driver for 33 years with the Hillsborough County Public Schools sysstem.

Donald enjoyed spending time with family and friends especially during the holidays and watching wrestling with his son.

He was preceded in death of by his father, Elder Judge Cochran, Sr., and sister, Janice Diane Cochran.

He leaves to cherish his memory a loving son, Gabriel Cochran; a loving and devoted mother, Odessa Cochran; 4 devoted brothers, Judge Cochran, Jr., Willie Charles (Renee) Cochran, Elder Mark Cochran; his twin brother, Elder Ronald (Sandra) Cochran; grandmother, Nellie Hicks; uncle, Bishop James W. (Aurella) Cochran; aunt, Olennie Cochran; four nephews, Charles Andy Cochran, Maurice (Ja’Vita) Cochran, Emmanuel Cochran and Zuriel Cochran; four nieces, Denise (Sedric) Floyd, Ashley Hunt, Trenise Pedroso, Kimberly (Amos) Lewis; devoted big sister, Linda Williams and a host of great nephews, nieces and cousins.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 3, 2021, 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606.  (MASK RECOMMENDED)

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December 3, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ray Williams Funeral Home
301 N. Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606-1508

Funeral Service
December 4, 2021

12:00 PM
Brown Memorial Church of God in Christ
2313 East 27th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605

Interment following funeral service
December 4, 2021

Garden of Memories
4207 E. Lake Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610

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