Coy L. Cousins
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Coy L. Cousins

June 14, 1955 - December 03, 2011

Coy L. Cousins

June 14, 1955 - December 03, 2011


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Obituary for Coy L. Cousins

Vermontville Coy L. Cousins Mr. Coy L. Cousins, age 56, of Vermontville passed away Saturday, December 3rd, 2011 at Spectrum Health Blodgett Campus, Grand Rapids, MI. Coy was born in Hastings, MI on June 14, 1955, the son of the LeRoy L. and Flora (Burkett) Cousins. He was raised in the Vermontville area and attended local schools He married Cecil (Jensen) in Vermontville, the couple made their home together raising their beloved daughter Bille Jo together. The couple divorced after 30 years. He was employed as a Line Worker at General Motors for 25 years before retiring. After retiring Coy started his own trucking company with his father. The company specialized in over the road freight as well as live bottom gravel train for over 15 years. Coy enjoyed working on cars; and would frequently fix cars for his family and friends and never charged anything. There really wasn't anything Coy couldn't fix. He also enjoyed woodworking and carpentry. Coy is survived by his beloved, daughter, Bille Jo Cousins and her fiancé' Zach Histed, his grand daughter Tayley Histed - his "little snuggles" Coy is also survived by his mother Flora Burkett, his three brothers, Roy (Diane) Cousins, Burt (Angie) Cousins, Gary Cousins, his Aunt Rachel (Jim) Clark, and Aunt Joane Burkett. He was preceded in death by his father LeRoy Cousins, brother Troy Cousins and his sister Tammy Cousins. Graveside Services will be held privately at Hillside Cemetery Kalamo, MI. The family has requested that in Lieu of flowers memorial contributions me made directly to the family of Coy Cousins at Eaton Federal Savings Bank - Nashville Branch. 109 South Main Street Nashville, MI 49073 (517) 852-1830 Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Daniels Funeral Home in Nashville. Please visit our website at for further details.

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