Skip to content Skip to left sidebar Skip to right sidebar Skip to footer


Ray Cogswell, age 83, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, July 6, 2014. He was born on September 17, 1930 to the late Ed and Lean Bridges Cogswell. In addition to his parents, Ray was preceded in death by a brother, Benham Cogswell.
Ray was a retired construction worker, where he worked on drywall. He enjoyed dealing and trading with various items. Ray also enjoyed working and dealing with horses.
Ray was a United States Army Veteran, having served in the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Bobbie Cogswell; sisters: Hazel Metz of Orange, TX and Linda Lawler of Longview, TX; brothers: Harold Cogswell of Shreveport, LA, Billy Cogswell of Center, TX and Lynn B. Cogswell; and several nieces and nephews.
It was Ray’s wishes to be cremated and that no formal services be held. Condolences may be sent to the family online at
The family of Ray Cogswell has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church St., Mountain City, TN 37683.