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In Memory of

John Shores Kocher

November 16, 1942 - September 11, 2017

Obituary


John Shores Kocher, 74, of Montgomery, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017.
John was preceded in death by his father, Harry Harker Kocher and mother, Rebecca Shores Estes.
He was a devoted husband, family man, and a committed Christian. He will be remembered for his integrity and humor.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Susan Mason Kocher; son, Mason (Alex) Kocher; daughter, Caroline (Addison) Dana; grandchildren; Elizabeth Anne Kocher, Susan Grace Kocher, Addison Albright Dana II, John Bankston Dana, Charlotte Elizabeth Dana. Brother, Dale (Jean) Kocher and nephew, Jason (Autumn) Kocher.

John Shores Kocher, 74, of Montgomery, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017.
John was preceded in death by his father, Harry Harker Kocher and mother, Rebecca Shores Estes.
He was a devoted husband, family man, and a committed Christian. He will be remembered for his integrity and humor.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Susan Mason Kocher; son, Mason (Alex) Kocher; daughter, Caroline (Addison) Dana; grandchildren; Elizabeth Anne Kocher, Susan Grace Kocher, Addison Albright Dana II, John Bankston Dana, Charlotte Elizabeth Dana. Brother, Dale (Jean) Kocher and nephew, Jason (Autumn) Kocher.
John was a graduate of Elmore County High School and the University of Alabama, where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Sigma Social Fraternity. After graduation from the University of Alabama, he served as an officer in the Army in the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Jaycees, Kiwanis and Lions Club.
He was the founder of Kocher Lumber Company, Inc., and after his retirement, he moved to his farm, Timberrest Plantation,in Tallapoosa County.
A visitation will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Leak Memory Chapel followed by a Celebration of Life service at 11:00, with Rev. Cortez Frazier officiating. A Private Burial will follow at Greenwood Serenity Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Brad Copeland, Chuck Carver, Cliff Norman, Graham George, Guy Green, Howard Whitted, Roger Moore and Tom Sansom.

Family requests memorials be made to your favorite charity.