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Dana Cogar

April 7, 1948 — May 12, 2017

Dana Ressie Cogar, 69 of Webster Springs passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017 at Louis A. Johnson Medical Center in Clarksburg. He was born April 07, 1948 in Webster Springs to Lonnie and Rhoda McCoy Cogar and was a lifelong resident of Webster County.

Dana attended the United States Army Intelligence School in Fort Holabird, MD where he became an Intelligent Analyst for the Military. He served two terms in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era of 1968 and 1969, receiving the bronze star. He was a member of the American Legion and a 1967 graduate of Webster Springs High School.

Dana is survived by his wife Doris L. Lewis Cogar; daughter “Jan” Jenette Lee (husband Jay) Johnston; grandchildren Sabrena Mathes, Jacob Malcomb, Cody Johnston and Bethany Johnston; great-grandchildren Braydon Malcomb, Rayna Malcomb, Jace Mathes, Bentley Johnston, and number five on the way; brother Bob (wife Maria) Cogar; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Rosalee (husband Clifford) Baughman, and brother-in-law Joseph Armentrout.

Friends may join the family for Graveside Services on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 1:00 PM at IOOF K of P Cemetery in Pickens with Rev. Curt Davis officiating.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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