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George Richard Cosby Sr.

1929 - 2020
George Richard Cosby Sr. Obituary
George Richard Cosby, Sr.

Sioux Falls - George Richard Cosby, Sr., 90 and resident of Sioux Falls for over 25 years. George passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at a local nursing home in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. George Richard Cosby, Sr, was born July 26, 1929 in San Diego California to Thomas H. and Agnes Cosby. He was raised in National City, California along with a brother and sister. He proudly joined the U.S. Marine Corp, before finishing high school where he received his High School diploma. After his honorable discharge from the Marine Corp, he was able to graduate high school with his class.

George was a Postal Carrier and Postal Mechanic for over 30 years. He was very involved in auto racing, little league, pony league and pop warner football with his son.

George had a heart of gold and loved his family deeply, He is survived by his daughter Penny Lynn Cosby and son George Richard Cosby Jr. both residents of San Diego, California. Besides his daughter and son, he leaves three grandsons and one great grandson, many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his three wives, parents, brother Thomas and sister Sherrill.

His kindness, wit and good-nature and easy-going personality made him many friends.

George's family is very great full to local church members Frank & Lori Walker of Ransom Church who were so kind and so faithful to visit and help George regularly during his years in the nursing home.

His service will be held at a later date.
Published in The Argus Leader from Feb. 8 to Feb. 12, 2020
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