Kent Wilmsen Cochran

Kent Wilmsen Cochran, 69, Republic, passed away Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. Cochran was born in Smithville on Jan. 23, 1950, to James and Evelyn (Willmsen) Cochran. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Republic, and was a trustee at Midwestern Baptist Seminary. He was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran. He was a Federal Express employee.
Cochran enjoyed his church activities and was a Sunday School teacher for many years. He was a faith- ful friend to many, and was a hard working and loving father and proud, Pa Pa, who loved his grandkids.
Cochran was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his daughter, Keri Peterson and her husband, I’van, three grandchildren: Izaiah Peterson, Kegan Peterson and Railyn Peterson, his aunt and uncle: Shirley and Harry Baldwin, along with several cousins and friends.


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