A native of Chicago, IL, he was a veteran of WW II and fought in the battle of Hurricane Forest. Following his military service he worked in the Chicago area as a physical therapist, sheet metal fabricator and in various sales positions. Upon his retirement in 1992 he moved to Cookeville, TN and in 2006 he moved to Lincoln County with his wife. He attended Victory Pentecostal Church, was an avid reader and enjoyed crossword puzzles. He will be remembered by those who knew him as a very intelligent man and as a walking encyclopedia with the correct answer to any question.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah Russell of Fayetteville; daughter, Karen Kosowski of Chicago; sons, Edward J. Kosowski of Denver, CO and Steven Kosowski of California; step-daughter, Kellei Wright of Fayetteville; step-grandchildrren, Chrystal Nicole Britton, Joshua Thomas Britton, Caleb Daniel Britton and Liam Morgan Rydberg.
A memorial service will be conducted Saturday September 29, 2012 at the Victory Pentecostal Church with Ron Wood and Charles Mayo officiating.
Arrangements by Watson-North Funeral Home.