Mr. Russell Keith “Rusty” Cochran, age 58, of Maysville, GA passed away on January 25, 2017 at his home surrounded by family.
A lifelong resident of Maysville, Rusty was born on December 19, 1958 to Gladys Hardy Cochran of Maysville and the late, O.R. Cochran. In addition to his father, Rusty was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Howell (Ricky) Cochran.
He was a new member of Maysville Baptist Church, and as a new Christian, was excited to share the good news of Jesus with everyone. Rusty was always full of life, and lived everyday to the fullest with a smile on his face. He had been employed by Triple H Transports and had been a truck driver for 40 years.
In addition to his mother, Rusty is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Kimberly Dale Cochran of Maysville; daughter, Abby Baxter and grandson, Fate Baxter both of Commerce; sister, Paula Tolbert (Bobby) of Commerce; several nieces and nephews; and a special great-niece and great-nephew, Finn and Hoake Wood of Kailua, HI; his best friends, Mike Parr and Thomas Rylee; and his beloved canine companion, Baby Girl.
A memorial service will be held Friday, January 27th at 3:00 PM from the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with Rev. Clay Hardy and Rev. David Sharpton officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 1 to 3 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Maysville Baptist Church, 8875 Hwy 82 Spur, Maysville, GA 30558.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce is in charge of arrangements.