Flatwood West Virginia – Daniel “Danny” Lee Cogar, 82, of Sutton, WV passed away on November 16, 2022. Danny was born on November 20, 1939 to parents Buster and Vera Simmons Cogar.
He is preceded in death by his parents; Wife: Rita Mae Cogar; Brothers: James Cogar, John Dale Cogar, Kenneth Cogar, Gary Cogar, Melvin “Gene” Cogar and Porter Cogar.
Danny was retired from Local 132 of the Operating Engineers and served in the United States ARMY. He was a member of Sutton Moose Club #825, Braxton County Rotary Club and St Thomas Catholic Church. Danny enjoyed playing cards, gardening, hunting, fishing, and was an avid sports fan, especially local sports. He was one of the founders of the Braxton County Redskins football team.
Danny is survived by his Daughter’s: Michaela Long (George), Margaret Rollyson (Jamie), and Marcey Greene (Keith); Son: Daniel Lee Cogar II (Sammie); Brother: Joe Cogar; Sisters: Betty Bull, Sandra Gillespie and Mary Lewis; 9-Grandchildren: Megan Shuman (Cody), Vicki Shaver (Clayton), Brianna Myers (Ryan), Nick Long (Shelly), Tyler Long (Cayla), MacKenzie Barrett (Dylan), Garrett Gillespie, Jett and Baine Cogar;
His Great Grandchildren were his pride and joy: Brinley Myers, Caleb and Rachel Long, Conway Barrett, Colter and Reed Shaver and Charlie Snyder. He was looking forward to the birth of baby boy Jennings Barrett. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
The family is honoring Danny’s wishes to be cremated. A funeral Mass service will be held at 12:00 PM on November 26, 2022 at St Thomas Catholic Church in Gassaway, WV with Father Thien Nguyen officiating. Visitation for friends will be one hour prior to the service at 11:00 AM.
Stockert Funeral Home & Cremation is honored to serve the Cogar family.