William Troy Cochrum

William Troy Cochrum

William Troy Cochrum

August 17, 1937

July 25, 2018

Graveside services for Troy Cochrum were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at Union Cemetery near Freestone. Bro. Scott Matthews officiated. Serving as pallbearers were Donald Griffin, Chad Smith, Scott Beard, Dylan Cochrum, Travis Cochrum, and Ty Rawls. Visitation was held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday prior to service at Bowers Funeral Home in Teague before going in procession to Union Cemetery. William Troy Cochrum, 80, of Waco, passed away Wednesday, July 25, at a local hospital. Troy was born August 17, 1937, in Teague, to William Garnett and Lois Viola Christian Cochrum.  He grew up in Teague and graduated from Teague High School in 1955. He graduated from Baylor University with a business degree in 1958. After graduating from Baylor, Troy served three years in the United States Navy. Following his time in the Navy, Troy was a partner in the Fitzhugh and Company insurance agency until his retirement at the age of 42. Upon retiring from the insurance business, he began ranching full time on the Cochrum family land in Freestone County, which he continued to do until his death. Troy was an avid fisherman, hunter and family man as well.

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