James "Jim" Cochrane
Apr 4, 1973 - Sep 20, 2018
James “Jim” Dee Cochrane, 45, of Riverton, died on September 20, 2018 at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton, WY. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, September 24th at Davis Funeral Home with Pastor Echo Klaproth officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
Jim was born on April 4, 1973 in Park River, North Dakota son of Robert Allen Cochrane and Mary Jane (Heggen) Cochrane. Born with cerebral palsey, Jim lived in Jamestown, North Dakota from the age of 8 until he was 16 years old. While there he participated in wheelchair basketball at the Anne Carlson School. He also lived in Hannah, Shoshoni, Evanston, Green River and Flagstaff, AZ. Jim graduated with honors from Shoshoni High School with the class of 1993. He lived in Riverton after graduation.
Jim was a client at CES and was bless to have a devoted caretaker, Kim Oberlie, for 25 years to work with. He also worked for Western Appliances, Super 8 Motel, the Western Inn, the Americas Best Value Inn, and Wal-Mart in Riverton as a door greeter for a year and a half. Jim was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Jim enjoyed outdoor activities such as four-wheeling, camping, and swimming. He also enjoyed fishing with his dad, especially after catching a nine-pound Walleye at Boysen Reservoir, and hunting, when he got a mule deer. Jim enjoyed participating in AAU Community Wresting, playing with his dog, Precious, spending time around people, and messing around on the Internet. Jim was always ready to help others and he will be dearly missed.
Survivors include his father, Bob Cochrane and step-mother, Belinda of the Phillipines; aunt Rosalie Clemetson of Riverton.; grandmother, Estelle Heggen of Riverton; twin brother, Jason and wife Michelle and their children, Kinley, Kaycee and Kyler Cochrane of Green River, WY; brother, Buddy and wife Nikki and their children, Chance, Jacob, Kaleb and Timothy Cochrane of Gilbert, AZ; sister, Jamie Korkow and her children, Jordan and Lauren of Lytton, IA; cousins, Cory Clemetson and wife, Kim of Riverton, Brian Clemetson and wife Renae of Gillette; aunt and uncles, Jim and his wife, Saudra Cochrane and their children, Candy, Brent, Todd and Kelly, Teena Cochrane and her sons, Steven and Michael.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Jane Martens step-father, Sherman Martens; grandparents, James Heggen, James and Virginia Cochrane; uncles Carl Cochrane, Jerome Clemetson; cousin, Kara Paxton.
Memorial contributions to Help for Health Hospice Home in care of Davis Funeral Home.
On-line condolences for the family may be made at theDavisFuneralHome.com.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.