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William J. Cohn

May 8, 1954 — November 30, 2023

Ocean Springs

William "Bill" J. Cohn, 69, of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, passed away on November 30, 2023, at his residence. Born on May 8, 1954, in St. Louis, Missouri, Bill was a simple man who loved his family dearly. He had a special bond with his granddaughter Lucia and cherished his extended family. Bill had a great love for dogs, especially his beloved companion JD. He also enjoyed spending time on the water, engaging in activities such as boating and jet skiing. Additionally, Bill was an avid do-it-yourself enthusiast, always eager to take on home improvement projects.

Bill dedicated 40 years of his life to Huntington Ingalls Industries, where he made significant contributions to the company. His commitment and expertise were greatly valued by his colleagues and will be remembered fondly. In his free time, Bill found solace in his hobbies. Whether he was working on home improvement projects, enjoying a day out on the jet-ski, or simply basking in the sun at his home pool, he found joy in these activities.

Bill was preceded in death by his father, William Aaron Cohn; mother, Mary Margaret Cohn; and by his daughter, Sharlesha Marie.

He is survived by his son, Kevin Cohn and daughter-in-law, Simone Cohn; his cherished granddaughter, Lucia Cohn; his sisters, Mary Hart, Elizabeth Nunez and Barbara Cohn; his brothers, Jim Cohn, Paul Cohn, Richard Cohn; as well as his sisters Patricia Cohn and Janet Larson; and close friends, Cheryl Strak and Marlies Welty.

There are no services scheduled at this time.

Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of William "Bill" J. Cohn.

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