William Frederick Cosby Sr., 74, of State Road (Elkin,) North Carolina, husband of Patricia Rentz Cosby entered into eternal rest Saturday, August 17, 2013. A Graveside Service was held Tuesday, August 20, 2013 in Live Oak Memorial Gardens in Charleston, South Carolina. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm at the Elkin Presbyterian Church, Hillcrest Drive, Elkin, NC.
Bill was born June 22, 1939 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late William L. Cosby and Minnie Monroe Cosby. He was a retired Vice-President of Brendle's.
Bill has been an owner in Brenco Real Estate since the early 1970's when Brenco was formed. For the last sixteen years, he has been active in the day-to-day operations of the company. His commitment and dedication to Brenco and his work associates were limitless.
He is survived by his wife, Pat Cosby of State Road, NC; son, Bill Cosby, Jr. of NJ; daughter, Chrysti Cosby of New York, NY; grandson, Brandon Cosby of Leland, NC; a sister, Virginia Orton of Charlotte, NC and her husband Carl; Niece, Melissa Brantley of Charlotte, NC and her husband Barclay, and their children, Rebecca and Amber; Nephew, Ryan Botzenmayer of Charlotte, NC and his wife Shelly, and their children, Emma and Cole. Bill was blessed with many close and dear friends as well.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Foundation, P.O. 560, Elkin, NC 28621.