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MSG(Ret.) Kirt Douglas Cogdell, Sr.
April 7, 1954 - October 28, 2018

Columbus, GA- MSG(Ret.)Kirt Douglas Cogdell 64, of Columbus, Georgia passed Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Piedmont Columbus Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be 11:00AM Friday, November 2, 2018 at The Infantry Center Chapel(TIC), Ft Benning, Georgia with John Gay officiating. Interment will follow with full military honors at Ft Mitchell National Cemetery, Ft Mitchell, AL according to Hill-Watson-People's Funeral Service LLC, 1605 3rd Avenue, 706-327-9293. Visitation will be Friday November 2, 2018 from 9:00AM until the funeral hour at the chapel on Ft Benning. MSG Cogdell was born April 7, 1954 in Mullins, SC to the union of Mrs. Elamnta Cogdell and Willie Owens. He was a United States Army Veteran, retiring after over 23 years of service as a Medic/1st SG, worked civil service, Ft Benning, Georgia as a Cardiology Technician for 15 years. MSG Cogdell received a Bachelors in Health Science from Columbus State University. Msg Cogdell was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He leaves to cherish his beautiful memories his parents, Willie Owens, St Albans, NY and Mrs. Elementa Cogdell Butler, Tabor City, NC; his loving and devoted wife of 37 years, Mrs. Dianne G. Cogdell, Columbus, GA; sons, Kirt Cogdell, Jr.(Ashanti), Columbus, GA and Kevin Cogdell, Columbus, GA; daughters, Retanya Rozier, Kaiserslautern, Germany and Kimberly Cogdell(Will), Atlanta, GA; brothers, Zack Butler, Tink Butler both of Tabor City, NC; sisters, the late Marcella Higgins(Horace), Cathy Matthews, Tabor City, NC, Gail Cox(Andrea), PA and Sharon Jones, Dallas, TX; grandchildren, Tecori Goods, Caribian Rozier, Aubrielle Stroncone, Nasiah Goods, Javian Toney, Jordan Anderson and Jackson Cogdell; longtime devoted friends, James and Valerie Walker and a host of other relatives extended family and many dear friends.

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  • Friday, November 02, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Hill Watson Peoples Funeral Service
  • Monday, November 05, 2018
    To the Cordell family and friends,our deepest sympathy and condolences to you.We feel the grief and sadness for your loss,but soon this feeling will end and joy will fill your hearts again.Jehovah promised that he will soon end death.He said that there is going to be a resurrection.(Acts 24:15),and that those powerless in death will come out.(Isaiah 26:19).Soon Jehovah will awaken millions of those who are sleeping death to be resurrected.So May the God of comfort and tender mercies sustain you in your most difficult time.(2 Corn:1:3,4).www.jw.org.
    ~ E S   Columbus, GA
  • Monday, November 05, 2018
    To the Cordell family and friends,our deepest sympathy and condolences to you.We feel the grief and sadness for your loss,but soon this feeling will end and joy will fill your hearts again.Jehovah promised that he will soon end death.He said that there is going to be a resurrection.(Acts 24:15),and that those powerless in death will come out.(Isaiah 26:19).Soon Jehovah will awaken millions of those who are sleeping death to be resurrected.So May the God of comfort and tender mercies sustain you in your most difficult time.(2 Corn:1:3,4).www.jw.org.
    ~ E S   Columbus, GA