Age 18, of Holt, died as the result of an automobile accident on January 30, 2011. He was born in Lansing on February 7, 1992, the son of Scott and Joye (Pierson) Cochran. He was a 2010 graduate of Holt High School, and currently attended Lansing Community College. Taylyr played for various baseball teams in the area, and enjoyed golfing, fishing, snowboarding and skateboarding. He loved spending time with his sisters and friends. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Thomas Earl Pierson, Harold Beverly, and Edgar and Thelma Cochran. Surviving besides his parents are: 2 sisters, Alexis and her boyfriend Zack Shaw, and Karissa; grandparents, Jeannine Pierson, George and Diana Cochran; and aunts, uncles, cousins: Donald and Lesa Cochran, (Angelia), Jim and Shanda Eichelberger (Brianna), Jason and Janel Pierson (Hunter, Ellise, Gabrielle).
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday at Trinity Church, 3355 Dunckel Road, with The Rev. Daniel Shinabarger officiating, with interment in Maple Ridge Cemetery, Holt.
The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, 325 W. Washtenaw St., Lansing from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, and one hour prior to the service on Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to Ele’s Place, 1145 W. Oakland, Lansing, MI 48915 or the Craig Anderson Scholarship Fund, c/o OMIA Foundation, 6419 Beecher Rd., Flint, MI 48532.