COCHRANE William R.
“Bill” of Waterford, passed away, Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 76 years of age. Born on April 23, 1943, in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, the loving son to the late John and Esther Cochrane. Beloved husband of Kate for 7 years; dear father of Ryan (Kelly) Mackinder, Regan Mackinder, Meghan Zimmerman, and Ashley Mackinder; proud grandpa of Maddy, Grace, Abby, Noah, Wyatt, Mason, and Jane. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Bill was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving proudly in the U S Air Force. He was employed for many years with Golfsmith Store and enjoyed his days on the links golfing and fishing in the many area lakes.
Family will receive friends at church Tuesday, May 21 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Clarkston, (5972 Paramus, Clarkston). Memorial donations may be directed to First Baptist Church of Clarkston for a new Defibrillator.
Mignon, Steve, Sean & Dru Burke
We were so sad to hear about Bill. He was so kind and got our mail for us on Friday. I am so glad we saw him. You and
your family have been in our thoughts.
Love, Mignon, Steve, Sean & Dru
May God bless you and your family.
Dear Kate and family! I send you my deepest sympathy. You all are in my prayers!
Praying for you in your time of loss. We will sure miss Bill at church. We love you!
Pastor Dan and Sharon
My heart and love goes out to you Kate, and to your family. I'm so very sorry for your loss. I wish I would have had the pleasure of meeting Bill. He sounds like a wonderful man.