SUMMER SHADE – Velmar Lee Cogar, age 76, died Sunday, March 25, 2018, at The Medical Center in Bowling Green. Born May 7, 1941, in Webster Springs, West Virginia, he was a son of the late Byge and Goldie Cogar and raised by the late Harry and Reva Prine. 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; one son, Jessie (Karina Roasles) Cogar, Bowling Green; one brother, Buddy (Louise) Cogar; a 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.
Funeral services will be Saturday, March 31, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with John Shepard officiating. Burial will follow in the Union #2 Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, March 30th , 2:00-8:00 p.m. and on Saturday after 8:00 a.m. until time of services. Memorials may be made to the Union #2 Cemetery and may left at the funeral home.