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John Woody Cohen, 54, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021.


John was born January 3, 1967, in New York to the late Al Cohen and Rose Rita Cirone Cohen. He was also preceded in death by his half-brothers, Jon and Richard Wyninegar; his dear friend, Brian Casper;

John loved bowling and was an avid Football and New York Giants fan. He was always there for everybody.

John is survived by his daughter Destiny Rose Cohen; his significant other, Mary Brantley; his step-children, Stephanie Nycole Casper and Nick Brantley; his step-grandchild, Kayla Casper all of Roanoke Rapids; his sister, Marcia Miltz and her husband Barry of Florida; his half-sisters, Rita Sanders of Florida, Bettejo Pino of Tennessee; and Melissa Thompson of Cayman Island; his half-brother, Kirk Wyninegar; several nieces and nephews; his special fur buddies, Karleigh, Garfield and Kharley and a special friend Jerry Russell.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be sent to www.hockadayfs.com.