David "Fat Cat" Cosby

David Jonathan "Fat Cat" Cosby, 60, of Alderson, WV, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018, at the Peyton Hospice House in Fairlea, WV.

Born October 30, 1957, in Alderson, he was a son of Margaret Hopkins Cosby and the late Floyd Cosby Sr.

David was a jack-of-all-trades.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Cosby and Shirley Cosby.

David is survived by his mother; his companion, Deana Knapp of Alderson; sister, Betty Cosby and companion, Curtis Haynes, of Alderson; brother, Floyd Cosby Jr. and wife, Pat, of Roanoke, VA; three nieces, Alicia Angel and husband, Donnie, of Alderson, Renee Freeman of Virginia Beach, VA, and Pamela Freeman of Alderson; two nephews, Jonathan Cosby of Alderson and Chandler Cosby of Alderson; three grandnephews and four grandnieces; two stepdaughters, Sharon Knapp and Amber Knapp, both of Alderson; and four step-grandchildren, Justin Knapp, Winter Knapp, Aerionna Knapp, and Kadience Kline, all of Alderson.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at the River of Life Church of God in Alderson, with Pastor Anthony Carter officiating.

Visitation will be from noon until time of services at the church.

Following the services, David will be cremated per his wishes.

Online condolences may be made at Lantzfuneralhome.com.

Lantz Funeral Home in Alderson is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary originally published in the February 6, 2018 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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