Joseph Duane Cogar, 38, of Weirton, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013 at his home. Born March 24, 1975 in Weirton, he was a son of Becky Smearman Cogar of Weirton and the late Leeman Roy Cogar. For the last 8 years, Joseph has been employed by Sal Chemical in Weirton and was a veteran of the United States Navy. In addition to his mother, Joseph is survived by his brother David Leroy Cogar and his wife "Boo" of South Carolina; sister Laura Gay Boyer and her husband Richard of Tremont, PA and several nieces and nephews. He also leaves his beloved dogs Kia and Sebastian. Visitation will be held Friday from 4 until the 7PM funeral service at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV with Pastor Donald H. Lytle officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of his family. Please omit fresh flowers due to allergies and please make a donation to your favorite charity.