Richard “Ricky” Joseph Cogdill passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at his home, after a brief illness. Ricky was born on February 25, 1960 in Haywood County to the late Joe Cogdill and the late Edna Parris. Ricky served in the United States Marine Corp for several years.
Ricky is survived by one daughter, Kacey Cogdill of Haywood County ; three granddaughters, Brookelyn Schneider, Laikyn Meilleur and Raiyah Arurine; one step grandson, Ethan Schneider; two brothers; Kenny Cogdill of Kings Mountain and David Beck (Angie) of Waynesville; two sisters, Diane Honeycutt ( Ronnie) of Asheville and Sherri Bryson of Sylva. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A funeral service will be held at Western Carolina Funeral and Cremation Service Chapel on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 3:00 pm. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. The Reverend Carl Stepp will officiate the service.