Rick Cogdill, 61, of Sylva, went home to be with the Lord Saturday evening November 17, 2018 at the Cancer Treatment Center of America in Newnan, Georgia. A native of Sylva, NC, he worked at Craggy Correctional Facility in Buncombe County as a Corrections Officer. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents; Mode and Faye Cogdill, his maternal grandparents; Bob and Lonnie Brown Harris and Bill and Gertrude Greenarch.
He is survived by his Mother and Stepfather- Geneva Greenarch (James) Lineberry of Sylva
His father- Harold Cogdill of Sylva
3 Daughters- Chelseay (Aaron) Hunt of Oklahoma
Ashley (Jason) Montgomery of Missouri
Jessica (Joshua) Messer of Florida
5 Grandchildren- Kirby, Reese, Grayson, Austin and Nora
Brothers and Sisters- Tab, Billy and Dick Cogdill, Michelle Sutton, Darren and Todd Robinson all of Sylva
Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday November 21, 2018 in the Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with Chaplain Steve Plemmons and Rev. Tim Pressley officiating. The family will be receiving friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in Henry Cogdill Cemetery.