Dr. Richard W. Cochran, 86, of Hilliard, Ohio, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013. He was born July 6, 1927 in Du Bois, PA. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Before retirement, Dr. Cochran practiced psychiatry in Mt. View, CA. 

He attended Foothill Congregational Church in Los Altos, CA, and more recently, Riverside United Methodist Church in Upper Arlington, OH.

He loved the theatre, music, bridge, and tennis. Preceded in death by his mother, Nora Cochran; father, Fred Cochran; step-mother, Ruth Cade Cochran; and sister, Yvonne Young. Richard will be missed by his loving wife of 45 years, Diana Cochran; children, Donna (Terry) Church, Mark (Annalisa) Cochran, Sean (AJ) Cochran, and Christopher (Amber) Cochran; ten grandchildren, Brian and Kevin Church, Kyle and Kelly Cochran, Maya, Lily and Elle Cochran, Spencer, Ryan and Eamon Cochran; brothers, Dr. John (Joan) Cochran and James (Kathy) Cochran; and sister, Jane Peterson. Services were held in Columbus, OH and burial was in Du Bois, PA. A luncheon and celebration of Richard’s life will be held in California. To share memories or condolences, visit

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