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Tyson Cohee

November 21, 1918 ~ September 15, 2017 (age 98)

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Tyson Cohee, 98, died peacefully at home on September 15, 2017.  He was preceded in death in 2012 by his wife of 67 years, Doris.  Born on the family farm in Henderson, MD, November 21, 1918, Mr. Cohee was a farmer before going to work for the State of Delaware as an attache to the State Senate and House of Representatives and then for the Department of Motor Vehicles.  He was a member of the first group of Justices of the Peace appointed by Governor Charles Terry.  Judge Cohee always was proud to have been reappointed as a JP for five terms by Democratic and Republican governors alike.  He will be remembered for his wit, wisdom, and sense of fairness.  He is survived by his children William (Sandra), of Virginia Beach, VA; James (Donna Stahl), of Fenwick Island, DE; Gail Cohee (Jennifer Rankin) of Cranston, RI; Karen Hutchison (James), of Dover, and Wendy Cohee Dunn (Patrick), also of Dover; nine grandchildren, and a number of great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.  He is also survived by his loving caregivers Teresa Lane, Sarah Brown, and Martina Cephas-Kpnana. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Delaware Agriculture Museum, 866 N. DuPont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901; Compassionate Care Hospice, 248 East Chestnut Hill Rd., Suite 4, Newark, DE 19713, or Kent-Sussex Industries, 301 N. Rehoboth Blvd., Milford, DE 19963.  A memorial reception will be held October 8 from 2-4:00 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Dover, 54 S. State St., Dover.  Letters of condolences can be sent via


Charitable donations may be made to:

Compassionate Care Hospice
248 E. Chestnut Hill Rd., Suite 4, Newark DE 19713

Delaware Agriculture Museum
866 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover DE 19901

Kent Sussex Industries
301 N. Rehoboth Blvd., Milford DE 19963

 Service Information

Memorial Gathering
October 8, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Presbyterian Church of Dover
54 S. State St.
Dover, DE 19904

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