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Andrew James CochranFebruary 5, 1996 ~ December 15, 2017 (age 21)
My brother, Andrew James Cochran, died suddenly at his home on Friday, December 15, 2017 after long battle with depression. He was 21 years old. He spent his time with his horse, Easy, as it brought him some comfort and relief. Andrew loved to make others laugh and warmed the hearts of others with his smile. Andrew was born February 5, 1996 in Chicago, IL. to William and Sheila Cochran. He lived a great life traveling to different countries and discovering who he was through his love and passion for horses.
Surviving family members include his sister, Melissa (Eric Bousman) Bennett of Elwood, nephew, Skylar Bennett of Elwood, niece, Annabelle Bennett of Elwood, several loving friends that became brothers and sisters, including, Justin McAdamsof Elwood, who was his best friend and brother to Andrew since preschool, and Patrick Rice of Elwood, a mentor and a special person who stepped into the shoes of a father to Andrew.
Andrew was preceded in death by his Mother, Sheila A. Cochran, Father, William Bill Cochran, Grandfather, Gene Gray, Grandmother, Wilma Gray, Uncle, Raymond Gray, Grandfather, Willie Cochran, Grandmother, Vernie Cochran.
A memorial service will be at 6:00 pm Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Dunnichay Funeral Home, Elwood, Indiana with Rev. Roger Gardner officiating.
Visitation will be Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson Street, Elwood, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dunnichay Funeral Home to help offset expenses.
A Go Fund Me account has been set up to help with expenses. gofundme.vxy7x_final-expenses-for-andrew-cochran.
Depression is silent. If you or someone you love needs help, call the Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.
Online condolences can be given at www.dunnichayfuneralhome.com