Norris Cogar

Norris P. Cogar Sr.

November 6, 1935 - February 22, 2019

"May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back May the sunshine warm your face, the rain fall soft upon your fields.."

Obituary of Norris P. Cogar Sr.

Norris P. Cogar Sr. passed peacefully February 22, 2019, at the age of 83, at Eastern Niagara Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

Originally from West By God Virginia, he was the son of the late Morgan and Fern Cogar of West Virginia. Beloved Father of Norris "Jap" Cogar Jr., Arnold "Kick" Cogar, Josephine "Sis" Windnagle, Polly(Dennis) Cogar and Christine Cogar Mullen. Cherished Grandfather of Crystal(Zac) Mullen, Dylan Straight, and Ridge Cogar. Great Grandfather of Grayson Caraco, Savanah, and Jacob Cogar. Dear Brother of Jocelyn Singleton and the late Katherine Linger, Necia Cogar and Jean Hazelett. Also survived by many nieces and nephews, close family friends Bud and Lucy Postalwaite.

He will be interned at Newville cemetery, West Virginia with his Mom and Dad and his Sisters. He is back at Home! Dad, you will be sadly missed! We love you!  Arrangements by Taylor and Reynolds Funeral Home, 70 Niagara street.  Condolences may be offered below, and flowers may be purchased through The Flower Barn.


  1. Crystal Mullen on February 24, 2019 at 9:10 pm

    Papa, you were my everything you’ll always be with me

  2. Lynn Tomaino-Squires on February 24, 2019 at 10:31 pm

    I am so very sorry for the loss of this great man. Norris treated me like one of his own and I have decades of great memories. I loved him like a Dad.
    Jap, Kick, Sis, Polly & Crissy, you were his life, his Grandkids, great Grandkids, he was always family-first, its what he lived for. Everyone who knew him, he made you family, I will miss him. Love to you all.

  3. Debby Westlund on February 25, 2019 at 12:01 am

    Oh Christine, I am so sorry to see this
    You know, honey, you, Crystal, and your whole family have my sincere condolences. My. Thoughts and prayers are with you too. Love and hugs to you

  4. Jocelyn Singleton on February 25, 2019 at 11:48 am

    Norris I will miss you, you were the only brother in a field of five , it was fun growing up together. we gave you a hard time, but you played it forward.I know your children will miss you.Love them all.
    Love always. Jo

  5. Clarence and Chris Bright on February 26, 2019 at 5:22 am

    Keeping you all in our prayers. Norris’ visits were always enjoyed by family and friends. His joking spirit will be missed. Take care.

  6. Shanna on February 27, 2019 at 11:02 pm

    Deepest condolences on the loss of your father. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family!

  7. Jim, Beth, Michael, & Anthony Barker on February 28, 2019 at 4:44 am

    Norris we loved you like an uncle and you’ll truely be missed. Love and prayers for your whole family for the days to come. Till we see you again.

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