A Celebration of Life Service
William “Billy” “Wyld Bill” Michael Cozzette, 64, Port Charlotte, Florida passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at home surround by his wife, daughters, and closest family members.
Billy was born March 26, 1952 to Dominic and Helen Cozzette in Clovis, New Mexico and spent most of his life in Huntington, New York. Billy moved to Port Charlotte in 1995 to be with his two daughters, Tara Lynn and Tiana. He worked beside his best friend of 40 years as a sales manager for Gulf Coast Marine until his retirement in 2015.
Billy had an adventurous soul and loved anything that was fast and loud. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycles and restoring old cars. He spent many weekends working with his daughters in the garage building and working on go carts, mini bike, off road vehicles, t-bucket roadsters a especially his Corvette.
He was a devoted husband to his wife, Sharon with whom he celebrated his first marital anniversary just days before his passing. He was a devoted Christian who spent much of his time with the “Ironmen” group at church. He also was a very proud sponsor to countless members of AA. His love for God, his family, his friends and was evident in every aspect of his life.
Billy is survived by his loving family, Mother, Helen Cozzette; wife, Sharon; daughters, Tara (Seth) Towne and Tiana (Kenneth ) Reems; and four grandchildren who he adored, Seth Towne, II, Avery Towne, Preston Town and Rylie Reems.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday 11:00 AM, October 29, 2016 at the Deep Creek Community Church, 1500 Cooper Street, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Billy’s name to the Community Assisted and Support Living (CASL), P.O. Box 32103, Sarasota, FL 34239. CASL provides housing for homeless veterans.
Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.