Richard Reed "Richie" Cozart Jr.

June 6, 1996January 18, 2017

RICHARD REED "RICHIE" COZART, JR., 20, died Wednesday, January 18, 2017. The son of Richard R. Cozart, Sr. (Windy) and Carla Ferguson Shelton (Nick), Richie was born June 6, 1996 in New Albany. Richie was a big hearted jokester, always wanting to make people happy. He also loved to rap and could improvise a rap tune almost instantly. He was preceded in death by a grandmother, Vicki Cozart.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by brothers, Ryder Cozart, Zach Shelton, and Blake Dayton; grandparents, Ernie Criswell, Janice and Charles Fulton, and Marvin and Jean Ferguson; great grandmothers, Phyllis Crawford and Charlene Ferguson; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Visitation will be 11:00 am ~ 8:00 pm Monday at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring Street, New Albany, Indiana. His Funeral Service will be 11:00 am Tuesday in the Kraft Spring Street Chapel with cremation to follow.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Richard Reed Cozart, Jr. web site.

Online condolences may be made to


  • Visitation Monday, January 23, 2017
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Richard Reed "Richie" Cozart Jr.

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Jennifer and edward Wheeler

January 26, 2017

I cant belive you are gone you are to young to be gone but you will never be forgotten you was so sweet nice to us me my hubby and kids we real like you fly high rip richard cozart

Jennifer Malyska

January 24, 2017

My heart is heavy RIH sweet boy

J McGowan

January 23, 2017

Rest easy bro. Thanks for the talk. It's weird seeing you like that, and hurtful but you looked at peace and that gave a lot of comfort . Thanks for everything.. what's understood doesn't need said. I know your not here but you're not gone thanks for showing me today. Love ya bro.

Katharine Pezzullo

January 23, 2017

Rest easy Richie

Ricky Phipps

January 23, 2017

"You will be greatly missed And will always be the real RITCHIE C."

Ricky Bobby

January 22, 2017

Love an miss you more than words could ever say lil baby.

Samantha Richards

January 21, 2017

Prayers for the family. Such a terrible loss. So very sorry.

Alex Nichole

January 21, 2017

I cant believe this.. I cant believe your gone.. this is crazy. We all miss you Richie You was a great friend/brother and always knew how to make me laugh so hard when i was having a bad day you were an easy person to talk too about anything this is had to let you go and i still dont believe your gone. We miss you Richie. RIP Bubba.