Cossin Carl Cossin, age 91, of Columbus, passed away March 25, 2014 at his home. Carl was born May 3, 1922 to the late Tally Virgle and Alta Marie Cossin in Evans, WV. He retired after 25 years service with Ohio Corrections many of those years being at the Spring St. Facility. He proudly served his country in U.S. Army during WWII, with the elite 10th Mountain Division, with tours in both the European and Japanese Theater, then served in the Korean Conflict and was a Prisioner of War for over 3 years. He was a member of VFW and DAV; an a avid supporter of Motts Military Museum; and was an interesting historian and author; member of Alkire Church of Christ. Preceded in death by wife Mary Kathern, son John R. Cossin. Survived by his sons, C. Frederick Cossin, and Michael W. (Holly) Cossin; grandchildren, Tammy L. Duty, John Cossin, Michael A. Cossin who has been a dedicated caregiver as well as Nancy G. Edington, and Mark Wayne Cossin; several great grandchildren, including Austin and Taylor Cossin. Many dear friends and other relatives. Friends may call at the O. R. WOODYARD CO., 1346 S. High St., Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where funeral service will be held Friday 1 p.m. Pastor Mark Bass officiating. Interment Green Lawn Cemetery.
O.R. Woodyard Funeral Home - South Chapel
1346 South High Street Columbus, OH 43207
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 26, 2014