Delbert Lee Cochran


Delbert Lee Cochran, 92, Waldo, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born April 9, 1922, to Commodore Perry and Bertha Alice (Crawford) Cochrun.

He married Barbara Lee Mansfield on Dec. 3, 1943. He was a light Machine Gunner. He was a U.S. Army veteran during World War II.

Survivors include two sons, James Lee Cochran, Russell, and Jack Leon Cochran, Luray; two daughters, Virginia Ann "Ginger" Langdon, Lucas, and Diane Lee Mai, Webb City, Mo.; 13 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell; burial in Luray City Cemetery with military rites by Russell VFW Honor Guard.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to First Responders of Waldo and Paradise in care of the mortuary.