Joshua Ray Cochran, 43, of Rose, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at Northeastern Health System in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
Josh was born March 29, 1977 in Claremore, Oklahoma to Raymond Cochran and Patsy Tiger-Cochran. Josh obtained his license to be a master diesel mechanic and was his chosen career throughout his life. He enjoyed watching wresting and UFC fighting with his sons Caden and Brody and was also an Oklahoma Sooners football fan. Josh enjoyed fishing and had a love for cars, especially Mustangs. He also enjoyed racing and was a dirt track racer in the 90s, winning many races with his car, “The Blur.” Josh had a love for life with a great sense of humor that everyone will miss. Josh cherished his time with his family and friends the most though. He was greatly loved and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. His family take comfort in knowing he is rejoicing with his daughter and grandson and other family members that have gone before him.
He is survived by his mom, Pat Cochran; 2 sons, Caden Cochran and Brody Cochran; 1 brother, Mark Cochran and wife, Mandy; 1 sister, Annessa Allen and husband, George; 1 granddaughter, Neila Vann; a host of nephews and nieces, cousins, and many other loved ones.
He is preceded in death by his father, Raymond Cochran; 1 brother, Ronnie Cochran; 1 sister, Patti Cochran; 1 daughter, Autumn Cochran; and 1 grandson, Caynen Cochran.
The visitation will be held Tuesday, December 8, 2020 from 4:00pm-8:00pm at Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Siloam Springs. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 2:00pm at Long Prairie Baptist Church in Kansas, OK with Pastor George Cochran officiating the service.
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