Howard Cochran

North Vernon

Howard Wayne Cochran, 56, of North Vernon, died unexpectedly at 7:28 a.m. Sunday, February 12, 2017, in Columbus, Indiana.

A celebration of life gathering will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street. Cremation will take place, and burial will be, at Hillcrest Cemetery in North Vernon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bartholomew County Humane Society.

The complete obituary will appear in Wednesday’s edition of The Republic.