Mr. Bill Cosby, age 76, of Carthage died Monday afternoon, June 12, at Riverview Regional in Carthage. He is survived by: wife, Faye Grisham Cosby; 8 children, Mike, Sherry, Jerry, Mia, Dede, Todd, B. J., and Michelle; Siblings, Luther Cosby of Greenville, Charles Cosby of Nashville, Joann Tallent of Nashville; sister-in-law, Minnie Marie Aldridge and husband Tim and their son Taylor; father-in-law, L. C. Grisham.
Mr. Cosby is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where his service will be conducted on Thursday morning, June 15, at 11:00 AM. Eld. Rickey Hall and Bro. Donnie Payne will officiate. Interment in the Smith County Memorial Gardens. Serving as active pallbearers are: Jacky King, Sheriff Steve Hopper, Johnny Bane, D. J. Haywood, Keith Boyd, Sammy Fred Angel, David Gross and Dillon Adams. Honorary Pallbearers are Smith County City and County Law Enforcement Officers.
Visitation will begin on Wednesday afternoon from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Thursday from 9:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM.