Lynn Burke Cogswell



Lynn Burke Cogswell was born March 14, 1936, in Center, Texas to Ed Cogswell and Lena Bridges Cogswell. Lynn died on July 22, 2020, in Garrison, Texas. The service will be graveside at 10:00 AM on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Antioch Cemetery in Center, Texas. 


Lynn honorably retired from the United States Air Force, where he served as a flight engineer with the 84th MA’s Air Lift Command. He loved his country very much. Lynn thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors and could be found gardening and working in the yard. He also loved spending time on the farm which included working cows and riding horses. 


Lynn was involved with Antioch Baptist Church where he served his God whole heartedly and with sincere love. He loved time with family and friends and will be greatly missed. 


Lynn is survived by his daughter, Stephanie and husband Justin Tatom; son, Michael Cogswell; son, Ricky Cogswell; granddaughters, Presley and Henley Tatom; sister, Linda Lawler; sister-in-law, Joyce Cogswell; sister-in-law Nelda Shillings; and special niece, Keela Johnson. 


Lynn is preceded in death by his son Randy Burke Cogswell; parents, Ed and Lena Mae Cogswell; brothers, Alton Cogswell, Barney Cogswell, Benton Cogswell, Julius Ray Cogswell, Billy Cogswell, Harold Cogswell, and Leon Shillings; sisters Elna Lout and Hazel Metz. 



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