Lester William ‘Popeye’ Cohick

Lester William “Popeye” Cohick, 81, of Linden, died Friday, May 15, 2020.

Born June 28, 1938 in Penn Yan, N.Y., he was a son of William and Katherine (Cummings) Cohick.

Lester was a U.S. Navy Veteran and worked as an ironworker and carpenter.

He was a member of the American Legion and a life-member of the Republican League. He was a member of Crossroads Church and a former member of the Ironworkers Union. Lester enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and canning. He loved animals especially his “baby girls,” Abbey and Bella.

Surviving are eight children, 19 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; six siblings, Benjamin Cohick, Robert Cohick Sr., Elsie Fredricks, Katherine Walter, Sharon Renninger, and Gloria Hockenberry; and a companion and friend Donna Neece.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter Robin Cohick, sister Marion Cohick, and brother Walter Cohick.

In keeping with his wishes there will be no services.

Expressions of sympathy and donations may be made at www.SandersMortuary.com.