He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of WW II and member of Teamsters Local 400.
He was the beloved husband of the late Wilma (nee Brown) and the late Jean (nee Henry); loving father of Renee Gallagher (former husband Michael), Pamela Cogar (deceased) (Denzil, deceased), Lori Gurley (David) and Terri McCollough (Keith); treasured grandfather of Brian Cogar (fiancee Elise), Jennifer Douglas (Brad), Kelly Gallagher, and Megan McCollough; cherished great-grandfather of Madelynn Douglas; dear brother, uncle and friend of many.
Friends may call at the Ferfolia Funeral Home, 356 W. Aurora Rd. (Ohio Rt. 82) Sagamore Hills, where a Memorial Service will be held Monday, April 21, 2014, at 8 P.M. Memorial visitation will be Monday, 6 P.M., until the time of services. Interment will be at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at 11:30 A.M.