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Sfc Ronald Cossell, U.S. Army, Ret.

September 6, 1943 — June 10, 2020

Ronald “Ron” Cossell, age 76, of Copperas Cove passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. A Memorial Graveside will be held at 1:00 PM, Thursday, June 18, 2020, at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.

Ron was born on August 6, 1943, to the late Fredrick and Hilda Stafford Cossell in Connellsville, PA. He joined the United States Army in 1961 and retired in 1982 after 21 years of service. Ron worked at Metroplex Hospital, now Advent Health, as warehouse supervisor. He retired after another 20 years of employment. He was an avid woodworker, lifetime coin collector, and loved taking road trips to Louisiana to gamble. He loved a good flea market especially First Mondays in Canton. He married Joanne Peterson on June 22, 1998, and they shared a beautiful marriage together.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Fredrick and Richard Cossell.

Ron is survived by his wife, Joanne Cossell; children, Ken Cossell and wife, Elvira, Robert Cossell, Tammie Martin and husband, Ted; step-children, Richard J. Imholte, Jr., Clinton Imholte, Shelley Imholte; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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