George Julius Kocsis


George Julius Kocsis, 82, of Fairmont, ended his journey on Earth on April 8, 2019 at Ruby Memorial Hospital with his loving wife Nancy and daughter Jenny at his side. He was born January 24, 1937 on Chestnut Street in the Barrackville, West Virginia mining camp, a son of late Julius George and Elizabeth Jean Fulayter Kocsis.
George graduated in 1955 from Barrackville High School where he participated in a variety of sports, but was most fond of being a member of the Bison football team. He was employed at the Owens Illinois glass factory in Fairmont where he worked as a bottle maker/machinist and in the corrugating department. After the closing of "Owens", he was employed at Sterling Fawcett in Sabraton until his retirement. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, following sports, especially football, supporting the WVU Mountaineers, celebrating Hungarian heritage, and being an avid West Virginia lottery contributor. Most of all, he loved his family unconditionally.
George is survived by his wife Nancy whom he was married for 57 years. He is survived by his three children; Jenny and her husband Chuck Reese, Aaron Kocsis, and Randall and his wife Janette Kocsis. Additionally, he is survived by his four grandchildren, Elizabeth and Rebecca Kocsis, and Carrington and Atticus Reese, his aunt Sylvia Fulayter, and his cousins Patricia Fulayter Logan, Dr. Beverly Fulayter Baird Boothe, Dr. Lorraine Foster Byrd, Kathy Hursey, Janet Fulayter, Joe Bill Doby and their families. He was loved and supported by his neighbors on Fox Hill Lane and numerous friends. George's family sincerely thanks all who provided him with care and rehabilitation during his recent health challenges.
Memorial donations may be made to the Marion County Humane Society, P.O. Box 905, Fairmont, WV 26555
A private family service will be held at the Christ Episcopal Church in Fairmont with Mother Jordan Trumble officiating. Online condolences may be made to
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Donald Scott
Apr 14, 2019
Aaron, Randall
My sympathy goes out to you with the loss of you father.
Keeping you and your family in prayer.
Don Scott
Judy and Ron Shackelford
Apr 13, 2019
Dear Nancy and family,
Sending our deepest sympathy and sharing your sorrow. We pray the love and prayers will surround you with comfort and peace.
God bless you,
Judy and Ron
Barry Sullivan
Apr 11, 2019
Nancy and children my condolences and prayers to you all, Many fond memories at Christ Church with your family.
Lillian Roberts
Apr 11, 2019
Prayers for the entire family during this difficult time! Thinking of you Jenny Reese!!!
Christa Greco
Apr 11, 2019
Jenny, Chuck, and Janette, I am sorry to hear of your father/father-in-law's passing. Praying for peace and love for your families as you navigate the coming days.
Pat Fulayter's Logan
Apr 11, 2019
My heart is so very sadden to hear of George's passing. Yet, I realize he is no longer suffering . He can rest and be with his loved ones and friends in heaven.
I will always remember his kind and gentle ways. He was a wonderful father and husband. I pray Nancy and the children will have strength and be blessed at this very sad time..
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Much love,
Apr 10, 2019
So sorry. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you He is now at peace but I know it is still painful for those who loved him so much. Aunt Lizzy is likely there with a welcoming and loving embrace. They both loved and were so proud of all of you. You made life worth living.
Dr. Beverly Baird Boothe
Apr 10, 2019
Love will live forever in remembering you Cousin George! You were the brother we never had and the hero in our hearts! We love, love, love you! Someday, we will meet again! 💜🙏
Linda Bachman
Apr 10, 2019
Randall and Family, so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of you.
Frank Cosco
Apr 10, 2019
Nancy and Family, You have my deepest sympathies at the loss of your beloved George. He was such a dear, dear friend, "brother" to me. I will cherish my very fond memories of our friendship always. Peace be with you.
Todd & Angela Romesburg
Apr 10, 2019
George will be missed by us. We will miss taking him Yann Dog fix. We love you all.
Kristine Valenti
Apr 10, 2019
So sorry to hear of your loss. May God give you peace.
Aimee Cummings
Apr 10, 2019
I will always remember George, such a nice guy. My prayers for the entire family.
Kim Scritchfield
Apr 10, 2019
Jenny , I am SO very sorry to learn of the death of your father. My heart and prayers go out to your entire family.
Ken and Pam Beerbower
Apr 10, 2019
So sorry for the loss of such a good neighbor. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you and if you need anything, we are here!
Patty Composky
Apr 10, 2019
Elizabeth, I'm so sorry for the loss of your papaw you and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers
Apr 10, 2019
Elizabeth, I'm so sorry for the loss of your papaw, I will be praying for you and your family
Sally Tuttle Rutherford
Apr 10, 2019
Nancy and family
Sincere condolences to you and family. May a lot of good memories sustain you.
Thinking of you.
Tim & Carolyn Boyce
Apr 10, 2019
Sending our sincere sympathy - keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.
bud and connie hefflin
Apr 09, 2019
Nancy and family sorry to hear about George.i grew up with
him in the camp.our prayers are with you

bud and connie
Sandi Fulaytar Pearson
Apr 09, 2019
Prayers for Nancy and family, I remember George with our family as a child growing up in the camp
Carol and Roland Bleigh
Apr 09, 2019
Randall and Jeanette, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers.