Gene Charles Cochran

Gene Charles Cochran
Gene Charles Cochran

December 31, 1959 ~ November 29, 2021 (age 61)

Gene Charles Cochran, age 61 of Whiteville, passed away on Monday, November 29, 2021, at Columbus Regional Healthcare System, in Whiteville, NC.

Gene was born on December 31, 1959, in New Orleans, LA, to the late Wilbur Eugene and Rosalind Mary Wollfort Cochran.

No services will held at this time. 

Survivors include his wife, Lisa Anne Tacionis Cochran of the home; children, Zachary Scott Cochran (Jade) of Wilmington, NC, Erik Charles Cochran of Longs, SC, Isaac Russell Cochran (Lilah) of Whiteville, NC; sibling, Wayne Cochran (Thea) of Columbia, SC, Scott Cochran (Stacy) of Bluffton, SC; grandchildren, Cassidy Jester, Kendall Cochran, Colt Cochran, Cameron Cochran, Bay Lee Cochran.

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