COSBY, Ralph H.; 80, of Mechanicsville, VA went to be with the Lord, Thursday, March 12, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents; Edward and Blanch Cosby; and sisters, Rose Tignor, Catherine Tysson, Gladys Lowrey; and brothers, Edward, Robert, and Linwood Cosby. He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Faye Lafoon Cosby; his sons, Sherwood Cosby (Cindy) and John Cosby (Kimberly); 6 grandchildren, Heather Cosby, Douglas Cosby, Michelle Cosby, Dallas Cosby, Dustin Cosby, and Joshua Cosby; 3 great grandchildren, Emory Heiser, Luke Heiser, and Hudson Cosby; and sister-in-law, Brenda Shalowitz (Barry). Ralph proudly served in the US Navy as an E4. He was the owner of R.H. Cosby Electric and R.H. Cosby Appliances. He enjoyed golfing and his time spent with his family. Ralph served as a Deacon at Confederate Heights Baptist Church and Northside Baptist Church and loved his Shalom church family. He was also a Free Mason. The family will receive friends, Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 5 – 8 pm, at Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Pkwy., Mechanicsville, VA 23111, and from 10 – 11 am, Monday, March 16, 2020 at Shalom Baptist Church, 8116 Walnut Grove Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23111, where a funeral service will be held at 11 am. A private interment will be held at Signal Hill Memorial Park later that afternoon. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to Shalom Baptist Church.
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