Tyler Austin Cogar, 22, of Fairmont, passed from this life Thursday (March 23, 2017) at Ruby Memorial Hospital from complications following open heart surgery.
He was born on Jan. 18, 1995, a son of David Cogar of Fairmont and the late Rita Ann VanPelt Mucino.
Tyler was a Christian by faith. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing video games.
In addition to his father, he is survived by his brothers, Nicholas and Dylan Cogar both of Fairmont; his stepmother, Brittany Cogar; one stepsister, Marisa Canfield of Fairmont; his maternal grandmother, Debra VanPelt of Fairmont; maternal great-grandmother, Mavis Martin; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Jarold and Barbara Cornwell Cogar and great-grandparents, Robert and May Cogar; his maternal grandfather, Leroy VanPelt and great-grandfather, Gifford J. Martin.
His family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the funeral home to help offset funeral costs: Frey Home For Funerals, P.O. Box 895, Fairmont, WV 26555.
Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. today and from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at the Frey Home For Funerals (Historic Chapel) 320 Madison St. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with Pastor Seth Broadhurst officiating. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens.
Published on  March 28, 2017