Reverend Owen Darrell Cochran
Reverend Owen Darrell Cochran - 91, formerly of Canning, Kings County, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2015 in the QEII Veteran's Memorial Building, Halifax. Born in Windsor, he was a son of the late Elmer and Pearl (Armstrong) Cochran. He was a veteran of the Second World War, having served with the 48th Highlanders. He was a Chaplain and life-member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Habitant Branch No. 73, Canning. Reverend Cochran taught at the former United Baptist Bible Training School (now Crandall University, Moncton) and recently celebrated the 60th anniversary of his ordination into Ministry, having served in many Baptist churches throughout the Maritime Provinces. He is survived by three daughters, Ann (Robert) Taylor, Halifax; Reverend Barbara Cochran, Kentville; Janet Cochran (Richard Abbott), Lunenburg; two sons, Bruce (Laura), Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario; Karl (Rose), Halifax; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Clara "Ruth" Layton; two sisters, Dorothy Montgomery and Geraldine "Deannie" King; a brother, Frank. Visitation will be held from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Sunday, November 22, 2015 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 23, 2015, Reverend Philip Locke officiating. Burial will take place in the Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. Donations in memory may be made to the local church of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.