Eddie B. Cochran

Eddie B. Cochran, 71, of Belleville, Illinois, born Sunday, August 18, 1940, in East Saint Louis, IL, died Sunday, March 25, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Illinois.

Eddie was a former switchman for GM & O Railroad and previously worked for Consolidated Freightways and was the owner of Eddie's in Dupo, IL.  He was a member of Winstanley Baptist Church in Fairview Heights, Illinois and a 20 year member of the Fairview Heights Elks.  

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Father: Thomas E. Cochran

 Surviving are his:

  • Son: Bruce Cochran of High Ridge, MO
  • Mother: Glenna nee Miles Cochran of Belleville, IL
  • Brother: 'Gordon' (Justine) Cochran of Collinsville, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Tayler Hunt
    • Alan Cochran

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Heartland Home Care and Hospice or Winstanley Baptist Church

Visitation:  Friends may call from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Thursday, March 29, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 7:00 pm Thursday, March 29, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Dr. Steve Phillips officiating. There will be a private family interment at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, Illinois.

Condolences left for Eddie B. Cochran:

    Our hearts are broken, yet how blessed we are to have known Eddie. His kindness and warm smile will stay with us forever. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God Bless.

    Vicki Castillo and Donna DeJarnette Dupo Illinois 62239