Phillip Cochran was born June 26, 1961 in Florida, the son of Patsy Nice of Vermont and the late John Cochran. Before becoming disabled, Phillip had worked as a press operator for newspapers in Florida. He loved to fish and listen to music, but his greatest joy was playing with his dog. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Rainey Cochran of Knoxville and their children, Jennifer Cochran of Clinton, UT, Mary Cochran of Florida, Phillip Cochran, Jr., of Knoxville, Candace Cochran of Florida and Emily Cochran of Knoxville. Phillip passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. Phillip’s family will celebrate his life privately.