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Robert Robinson Cosby, Sr.

March 30, 1937 — December 5, 2020

Cosby, Robert Robinson, Sr., 83, of Powhatan, passed away December 5, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Elizabeth; his children, Harriette Jamerson (Doug); Robert, Jr.; Elizabeth Cosby Cart; and Charles F.N. “Hank"; eight grandchildren, Justin Jamerson (Tracie), Douglas Jamerson (Kristen), Jeffrey Jamerson (Jessica), Eliza Cart, Eleanor Cart, Walter Henry Cart, Noble Cosby and Brendan Cosby; six great grandchildren; brother, James G. “Gabe” and his wife Joan; brother-in-law, Charles F. Noble, Jr.; nephews, Stephen A. Dalton, James G., Jr. “Jim” (Uschi and Chris); niece, Sarah Bland (Peter); and devoted cousin, David H. Robinson. He is predeceased by his parents, Robert and Dorothy and dear sister, Harriette Ann. He shared a close, life long bond with the Powhatan High School class of 1955 and graduated from Virginia Tech in 1959. He was a dairy farmer in Powhatan for many years with his brother Gabe. He was elected to the Powhatan County Board of Supervisors in 1971 and served from 1972-2011. He was a member and deacon at May Memorial Baptist Church in Powhatan. His church family was meaningful in his life, and he loved the church. Family graveside service was held Saturday, December 12, 2020, at Powhatan Community Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Powhatan Coalition of Churches, P.O. Box 57, Powhatan, VA 23139.
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