Roger Cogdell's Sunrise was February 17, 1950. His Sunset was January 2,2021
Roger was born to union of Robert and Carrie Cogdell, He was the fourth oldest of 12 children.
Roger accepted Christ at an early age and was a true believer of God. Roger was a very compassionate, generous and kindhearted person. Roger attended public schools in Pittsburgh. He adored his Pittsburgh Steelers, and to travel back to Pittsburgh to visit family.
Roger worked in the steel industry for over 30 years, which he loved so much he retired not only once but twice.
Roger Met the love of his life Wanda hicks. The two of them were inseparable. Roger provided for the entire household and took on all responsibilities. He assisted Wanda and enjoyed raising her eight kids, Loved them like his own. He had a pet Name for Wanda which was “WAN”. Oh, how he could say that name. Roger and Wanda loved to take care of one another. Anyone in their company could feel the love they shared. He took pleasure in spoiling Wanda, whatever ‘WAN’ wants she gets. Roger enjoyed traveling with Wanda, his brother Russell and his wife Mary. Roger took pleasure in playing cards and going to the pool hall. He was one heck of a pool player, especially when he had his cheerleader “WAN” by his side. Roger was a member of the Elderly Gentleman’s Club called RAT PACT. His good buddy and longtime friend Hubert. When you saw Roger, you saw Hubert. Roger liked to dance and eat, wasn’t really a fan of sweets but it was nothing like his mother-n- laws coconut cake. Roger was also very fond of her ham and trimmings. Roger really adored his mother-n-law Ms. Hicks. She had his back, whenever he went into the hospital, roger would wait for her to call.
Roger was a Father of 4 children, who he loved dearly and provided for.
Roger leaves to mourn and cherish his memories His devoted wife Wanda Cogdell, 4 children, 8 stepchildren, 7 brothers, 5 sisters and a host of grandchildren, family and close friends.
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