Robert “Rob” Cameron Cogswell, loving husband, devoted father, world’s best poppa, friend to many and of follower of God joined the angel procession on July 6, 2020 with his family at his bedside.

He was born on March 28, 1969 in Marlborough, Massachusetts, a resident of Prairieville, and was a Banker with Regions Bank in St Amant. He was a 1987 High School Graduate of Dennis-Yarmouth High School Dennis, Massachusetts.

Rob served in the United States Marine Corps as a Staff Sergeant [E6] as an Intelligence Specialist where he was awarded the following: SSDR w/1, GCM w/2, NDSM, NAM w/2, NUC, JMUA, OSR w/2 and JSCM.

He attended and served at The Church International in Saint Amant, Louisiana. Rob enjoyed spending time with family and friends, grilling/cooking, playing Xbox, fishing, and the many projects that Celeste asked him to do.

Preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Dorothy Cogswell, his brother David Cogswell, and his best man Dale Lauer.

Rob is survived by his wife of 12 years, Celeste Poirrier Cogswell, his 3 children, Richard Cogswell, Cesar Cogswell, Shannon Cogswell, and her boyfriend Freddy Carrasco and 2 grandsons, Sebastian and Levi Carrasco.  Rob is also survived by his siblings, Barbara Cogswell Hammett, Chris Cogswell, and Steve Cogswell and his childhood guardians, Jan, and Walter Ennes.  He is also survived by his in-laws, Michael and Pamela Poirrier, Ryan, and Andrea Poirrier Blanchard, Rusty and Kristen Poirrier Blanchard. Rob is also survived by numerous Godchildren, nieces, and nephews, cousins, and friends.  He also leaves behind his faithful canine companion Phoebe.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020 at The Church International in Saint Amant, Louisiana located at 13423 LA Hwy 431, Saint Amant, Louisiana 70774.  Visitation will begin at 9:00 am.  Church services will immediately follow at 10:00 am.  A private interment with Military Honors with be held at the Louisiana National Cemetery in Zachary Louisiana.

Honored to serve as pallbearers will be Ryan Blanchard, Rusty Blanchard, Phil Godley, Larry Andre’, Zachary Cogswell, and Tuleigha Rawls.

To view Mr. Cogswell’s tribute video please click below:

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