CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. - James L. Cohoon, age 95, of Murray, KY, passed away Thursday, September 05, 2013 at Murray Calloway County Hospital.
Mr. Cohoon was born in Murray, KY on February 25, 1918 to the late Homer Cohoon and Nellie (Farris) Cohoon. He had retired with Tappan Manufacturing Company after 32 years of service, a member of the Grace Baptist Church and was an Army veteran of WWII.
In addition to his parents Mr. Cohoon was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Elizabeth (McDougal) Cohoon who passed away on April 25, 1999; two brothers, Jackie Cohoon and Billy Cohoon; a nephew, Rev. Harold Lassiter; and by brother and sister in laws, Mr. & Mrs. H.B. and Annie Lee Lassiter, Mr. & Mrs. Obert and Lucille Garland and by Mr. & Mrs. Roy and Gertrude Lassiter.
Mr. Cohoon is survived by one nephew, Thomas Warren Lassiter and wife Cathy of Garland, Texas; one niece, Martha Lassiter of Murray; as well as several great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 9, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with Brother Sammy Cunningham officiating. Burial will follow in the Elm Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, September 9, 2013 prior to the funeral service from 10:00 a.m. until funeral hour (1:00 p.m.) at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Grace Baptist Church Building Fund, 617 South 9th Street, Murray, KY 42071.
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