The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 28, 2014 at First Salem Baptist Church, Twin Church Road, Montezuma, Georgia, where Rev. Paul McFarland is pastor. Minister Colby McKenzie will officiate.
Mr. Johnny Cochran Jr. was born on April 29, 1960 in Montezuma, Macon County, Georgia to the late Cora Bell and Johnnie Cochran Sr. Johnny was a 1978 graduate of D.F. Douglass High School in Montezuma, Georgia. He was employed with R.C.A Contracting Company for many dedicated years until his health declined in March 2014. Following his illness, Johnny was under the care of Hospice Care Options. Johnny enjoyed hunting, fishing, car racing and watching western movies. His love for car racing showed through his love for his 1985 Chevy truck “The Beast”. He is preceded in death by three siblings, K.C. Cochran, Stephanie Cochran, and Gussie Cochran.
He leaves to cherish his memory three sons, Tovornea Cochran (Jessica) of Montezuma, Georgia, Johnathan Cochran (Marie), of Jacksonville, Florida, and Jeremy Cochran of Montezuma, Georgia; six grandchildren, Nancy Cochran, Towanda Cochran, Nathan Cochran, Jasmine Cochran, Trinity Cochran, and Nahla Cochran; three brothers, Jessie Cochran of Oglethorpe, Georgia, Wilbert Cochran of Vienna, Georgia, Delacy Cochran (Eloise) of Oglethorpe, Georgia; six sisters, Barbara Thompson of Hartford Connecticut, Bernice Lee (Amos) of Perry, Georgia, Sandra Davis, of Warner Robins, Georgia, Evelyn Rogers of Oglethorpe, Georgia, Margaret Cochran of Warner Robins, Joyce Cochran of Warner Robins, Georgia.; aunt and uncle, Ida M Green, Atlanta, Georgia, Frobell Cochran Sr. (Becky Mae), and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and sorrowing friends, including a devoted cousin, Eugene Burnam.