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Velmar Lee Cogar, Summer Shade, KY (1941-2018)

He was a Christian. He was a carpenter and had retired from Eaton's, Glasgow, KY. He was a native of Webster Springs, WV, and a resident of Summer Shade, KY, at the time of his death. He was a member of a respected family, the son of the late Byge and Goldie Cogar and was raised by the late Harry and Reva Perrine. He was the widower of Sherry Lynn Rice Cogar. He leaves 11 direct living descendants.
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Velmar Lee Cogar, age 76, Summer Shade, KY, died Sunday, March 25, 2018 at The Medical Center in Bowling Green, KY

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 1pmCT, at McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, with John Shepard officiating. Burial will follow in the Union #2 Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2pm-8pmCT, Friday, March 30, 2018 and resume on Saturday after 8amCT, until time of services.

Velmar Lee Cogar, Summer Shade, KY (1941-2018)

Born May 7, 1941 in Webster Springs, Webster County, WV. He was a son of the late Byge and Goldie Cogar and was raised by the late Harry and Reva Perrine. He died Sunday, March 25, 2018, in Bowling Green, warren County, KY, at the age of 76 years, 10 months, and 18 days.

He was the husband of the late Sherry Lynn Rice Cogar who preceded him in death August 29, 2015.

He was a carpenter and retired from Eaton's. He was a Christian.

Survivors include:
  • One daughter: Donna Cogar Mosby, Nashville, TN

  • One son: Jessie, and his wife Karina Rosales Cogar, Bowling Green, KY

  • One brother: Buddy (Louise) Cogar

  • Cousin: Bobby (Darlene) Hines

  • Seven grandchildren: Anika Mosby, Elijah Cogar, Katilyn Huntsman, Rayleigh Huntsman, Gracie Hayes , Jason Nikola Cogar and Elliot Nolan Cogar

  • Two great grandchildren: Aspen and Creed Lee Cogar

  • And one daughter-in-law: Carrie Cogar.
He was preceded in death by two sons Daniel and Jason Cogar and one sister Helen Cowger.

Send condolences to the family of Velmar Lee Cogar

McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Sum

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