Mark David Kosar, age 58, of Spring Hill, TN passed away August 1, 2021 from a brainstem stroke.
Mark was born on December 19, 1962 in Weirton, West Virginia to the late Dr. George Stephen Kosar, and his surviving mother, Esther Sass Kosar.
Mark was a graduate of Weirton Madonna Catholic High School.
Mark received an associate degree in Electronics in 1986 from West Virginia Northern Community college. 1986 Mark entered the U.S Air Force serving 4 yrs as a Missile Systems Analyst (SAC). During his military career he was awarded the Air Force Training Ribbon, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award and Air Force Longevity Service Award. He was most proud of his military career.
Mark was a self-taught robotics engineer and trainer. His 22 yr career span was in robotics and automation in the auto industry. 2019 Mark started a career with Bridgestone Manufacturing as a Maintenance Manager overseeing the robotics division. He loved his job with Bridgestone and felt he finally had the best job of his career. His co-workers thought the world of him.
Mark had a passion for flying from the age of 5. He achieved his private pilot's license and loved to fly. He was happiest when he was flying or around planes. His hobby at home was playing his flight simulator. He also loved to play guitar and teaching his boys how to play guitar.
Mark is survived by his wife of 24 yrs, Tracy Kosar; sons, Tristian and Alexei Kosar and brother, George Kosar, Jr. and his beloved cat Benola.
Our family's heart is forever broken, and he will be missed tremendously. Mark will be most missed for his big heart and compassion for others and his quick wit that brought laughter to those who knew him. He had a highly intelligent mind and thrived on learning something new all the time and he loved teaching his sons on many different subjects. He loved his boys.
A celebration of Mark's life will be held at a later date.
Services are in the care of Spring Hill Memorial Park and Funeral Home, 5239 Main St. Spring Hill, TN 931-486-0059 www.springhill-memorial.com