Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


LIGONIER, PA – Ronald  D.  Cochran,  85,  of  Ligonier,  died  Friday,  October  25,  2019  in Excela  Health  Latrobe  Hospital.
He  was  born  May  11,  1934  in  Detroit,  MI,  a  son  of  the  late  Lester  and Eleanor  Cochran.  
Prior to his retirement in 1985 he had been a quality control inspector for the Ford Motor Co for 30 years.   He also retired in 2005 from the Penna Fish and Boat Commission.   He was a member and lay leader of the Oak Grove Church of Christ.   Ron was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing, but his greatest love in life was spending quality time with his family.   œWe feebly struggle, Ron now in glory shines.   
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Cochran, a sister, Joyce Mgo, and a half-brother, Phil Glick
Ron is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Barbara Young Cochran, a daughter, Lori (William) Reese of Ligonier, four grandchildren: Heather (Pat) McQueen, Shawn Reese, Shannon (Jesse) Olson and Joshua (Bekki) Reese, eight grandchildren, and one great, great grandson, and a half-sister Cindy McFerron of Portage Lakes, OH.
Ron’s  friends  and  family  will  gather  together  Sunday  from  4-6PM  at  the J.  Paul  McCracken  Funeral  Chapel,  Inc.,  144  East  Main  Street,  Ligonier. A  service  to  celebrate  Ron’s  life  will  be  held  Monday  at  11:00AM  at  the Oak  Grove  Church  of  Christ  with  his  pastor,  Charles  P.  Burd  officiating.
Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home,216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from Noon until 2:00 p.m.   Burial will follow in the Congress Cemetery.
To  leave  a  condolence  or  tribute  for  Ron  or  his  family,  please  visit: www. or

Memorial Contributions


Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from Noon-2:00 p.m. at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home

1 Comment

  1. May the angels lead Ron to paradise. May God bless him with eternal life, peace and happiness! He will be missed by his coworkers at W.H.S.P., brothers and sisters of U.A.W.# 420, FORD W.H.S.P. FAMILY.


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