Jerry Cosley, one of the most respected public relations practitioners ever in the Kansas City area, passed away on Saturday. He was 76.
During his lengthy career Cosley was the vice president of corporate communications at TWA for several years, as well as the vice-president of communications at Sprint Corporation and UtiliCorp United. He was the consummate professional at all times and handled his communications duties flawlessly.
His first love was aviation and he continued to be involved in TWA activities long after the company closed. One of his great joys was being able to take a balloon ride on the RE/MAX balloon above Overland Park.
Most recently a resident of Excelsior Springs, MO, his visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m., Thurs., Oct. 11, at the Hidden Valley Funeral Home, Kearney, MO (816-903-8888).
Services will be at 10 a.m., Fri.(10/12) at the United Methodist Church in Kearney. (Burial: Lathrop Cem. Hidden Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services.)