Norman Alexander “Alex” Cogley, 79

IRONDALE-Norman Alexander “Alex” Cogley, age 79 of Irondale, Ohio passed away suddenly at his home Friday, Jan. 3, 2014.

He was born July 1, 1934 in Armstrong County, Pa. the son of the late Norman Trussler Cogley and Elsie D. Toy Cogley.

Alex was retired from Summitville Tiles, Inc. of Summitville, Ohio and was a member of the National Rifle Association.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife – Linda Lee Rockhold Cogley who passed away June 22, 2011 whom he married Aug. 31, 1956; daughter – Ericia Cogley; brother – Jake Cogley and sister – Ida Ruth Cogley Pinkerton.

Alex is survived by his son – Michael A. Cogley, Sr. of East Liverpool, Ohio; daughter – Marilyn E. (Wade) Sprout of New Cumberland, W.Va.; grandchildren – Trista N. Cogley (Stephen) Slater and Michael A. Cogley, II both of East Liverpool, Ohio; brothers – George (Deborah) Cogley of Wintersville, Ohio and Simon (Carol) Cogley of Irondale, Ohio and many nieces and nephews

Visitation hours for Alex will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6 at the Clarke Funeral Home – 302 Main St., Toronto, OH

A celebration service of Alex’s life will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7 at the Clarke Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Crowe officiating. Burial will follow at the Monroeville Cemetery.

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