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James Roger Cochran

Obituary for James Roger Cochran

July 3, 1934 - September 23, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 84


James Roger Cochran passed away at 84 years old on September 23rd after battling medical hardships since 2017. Born July 3rd 1934 near Blessing, Texas, Jim joined the Army in 1956 as a medic. After Vietnam, as part of the Army's 2nd Physician Assistant class he graduated with an Associate Degree from Baylor University. After retiring from the Army, he continued as a PA working in the prison system of Texas, Emergency and Medical Clinics throughout Texas and various military medical centers until 2016.

Jim is survived by his loving wife of 7 years, Doan Trang Nguyen and grandson Nguyen Dang Bao. He is also survived by his children from his 52-year marriage to Lillian Kocian – son, Clayton Cochran, from San Antonio; daughter Patti Ewing and son-in-law David Ewing from Dallas. Jim was preceded in death by his first wife, Lillian who died in 2008; his parents, Eugene Franklin Cochran and Ruby Nell Sapp; and all of his brothers and sisters. Jim will be missed by family, friends and the community he served.

Funeral Service scheduled at Fellowship of San Antonio, Sunday, September 30th, 2pm, viewing starting at 1pm.

Final inurnment at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery, Monday, October 22nd, 11:30am.

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2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
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