Robert L. Kosman Jr.

September 30, 1936 ‒ January 04, 2021

Columbus, Ohio
Formerly of Howard/Danville, Ohio

Robert L. Kosman Jr., age 84, of Columbus and formerly of Howard/Danville area passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at the Carriage Court of Hilliard.

He was born on September 30, 1936 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Robert L. and Elinor (Dome) Kosman Sr.  Robert retired as a truck driver for L.B. Manufacturing after many years of service.  He was a member of Saint Luke Catholic Church in Danville and the Knights of Columbus, Council 910.  Robert was a veteran serving in the United States Army during the Korean War.

He is survived by his daughters, Deborah (Brian) Fath of Columbus, Jo Ann (Matt) Messer of Mount Vernon; six grandchildren, Chelsea (Ryan) Robinson, Torie (Julius) Bell, Matt (Rebecca) Lumbatis, Amber Moxley, Bert Platt, Tiffany (James) O’Dowd; and 10 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his wife Kathleen Kosman; his daughter Gail Lumbatis and his sister Gloria Hughes.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Saint Luke Catholic Church with Rev. Father Daniel Olvera as the Celebrant.  Burial will follow in Saint Luke Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council.

Masks will be required, and social distancing will be observed.  The Mass will be live on the funeral home’s Facebook page.

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  • So sorry for your loss. Prayers and condolences. Keeping you and your family in prayers, Joann

  • Sending hugs and love to comfort you and your family now. Saying goodbye is hard, but know your sorrow will soften and become memories to sustain you.

  • I am so sorry for your love. I loved this man so much he was an amazing man and will be missed by many.

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