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George S. Cogburn

George S. Cogburn, 78, of Akron was received peacefully in the arms of the Lord on April 1, 2014.

George was born to the late Willie C. and Annie M. Cogburn of Pinelevel, Ala. George retired from General Tire & Rubber Co. and the Akron Board of Education. He also was an avid golfer, member of Tiretown Golf Club.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Verlyne Cogburn; sons, Dwayne (Pearleen) of Stafford, Va., George Michael and Jason Scott both of Akron, Ohio; daughter, Vanessa Palmer of Georgia; special daughter, Mary Lytle of Akron, Ohio; brother, Robert Cogburn of Akron, Ohio; sisters, Katie L. Harris of Cincinnati, Ohio, Willie M. McDuffy (Michael), of Montgomery, Ala., Bertha L. Cogburn of Dallas, Texas, 16 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; a host of nephews, nieces, family and friends.

Services will be held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 12 p.m. at Stewart & Calhoun Funeral Home, 529 W. Thornton St., Akron, OH 44307. Pastor Kato Hart Jr. eulogizing. Interment Ohio Western Reserve Cemetery. Friends may visit the chapel from 11 a.m. until time of service. Procession will form and condolences may be sent to 1311 Hartford Ave., Akron, OH 44320.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Apr. 3 to Apr. 6, 2014
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