KOSKO, George L.

KOSKO, George L.

George Lee Kosko, 82, of Roanoke and Hancock, N.Y., passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019.

George was a professional golfer and played many PGA tournaments. He also had a love for flying in his 1949 Navion or his Beechcraft Baron. George often flew country music stars George Jones, Merle Haggard, Glenn Campbell and Tanya Tucker.

Preceded in death by his parents George and Elizabeth Kosko and his twin brother Paul, he is survived by his sons, George Jr. (Betty), Sam (Annie), and Brian (Angela); daughter, Janice; several grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sister, Jeanne (Robley) Light; and a brother, Jimmy; and special friend, Betty Kaplan.

A memorial service was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 at Rader Funeral Home, Daleville with Ben Peyton officiating.

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