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Harley Ray Stamey Cochran

FRANKLIN - Harley Ray Stamey Cochran, 20, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019.

Born in Sylva, he was the son of Randy Cochran of Nantahala and Marcie Phillips of Franklin. 

Harley was a member of Briartown Baptist Church. He enjoyed riding dirt bikes and loved to fish. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Joe Cochran.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by grandparents, Lois Stamey and Phil Tallent of Franklin, Gary and Gail Phillips of Conyers, Georgia, and Syretta Cochran of Nantahala; one brother, Kent Cochran; and one sister, Kenley Cochran, both of the home. Several aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends also survive.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 18 in the chapel of Macon Funeral Home. The Revs. Bo Phillips and Frank Rodriguez will officiate. Burial will be in the Briartown Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Drew Braswell, Zachery Ray, Tanner Ray, Tony Ray, Kent Cochran and Randy Cochran. Honorary pallbearer will be Tristan Howard.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Teen Challenge of the Smokies, PO Box 2157, Franklin, NC 28744 or Highways & Hedges, 1158 Main Street, Andrews, NC 28901.

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.

The Franklin Press

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