WILLIAMS – Richard Lee Cobb, 54, 2986 Port Williams Road, Williams, passed away at 8:07 a.m. Thursday, January 20, 2005, at his residence.
Born March 28, 1950, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Melvin Bradley “M. B.” and Grace Delmar (Stigall) Cobb. He married Edna Floetta Wright February 3, 1978.
Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother, and always his mother’s favorite child, he has now joined her, his father, and sister in Heaven.
From the age of 16 until his disability retirement in 2000, he had worked as a plasterer for residential and commercial projects.
He was a member of Christ Temple Pentecostal Church in Bedford, Oolitic Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1686, and Laborers and Plasterers Unions Local No. 741.
Surviving: wife, Edna”Flo” Cobb, Williams
sons, Richard Lee Cobb II and wife, Teresa, Mitchell
Tony Weldon, Williams
Jeffrey Weldon and wife, Sandra, Bedford
daughters, Tammy Sue Cobb, Mitchell
Tonya Gayle Bridwell and husband, Van, Bedford
Tracey Dawn Cobb, Bedford
Kellie Welby and husband, Daniel, Montrose, Colorado
brothers, William “Sonny” Cobb and wife, Rita, Lawrenceville, Illinois
Webster Cobb and wife, Carolyn, Mitchell
Opal Cobb and wife, Fran, Bedford
James Cobb and wife Rhonda, Urbana, Illinois
Donald Cobb and wife, Phyllis, Springville
sisters, Beulah Burnette, Williams
Darlene Hudson and husband, John, Springville
Morgan, Shelby, and Darrian Cobb
Lacey, Tyler, and Casey Atchison
Tanner, Lathan, and Trayson Cobb
Sheldon and Dylan Bridwell
Weston Blake, Branson Goodman, Brayden Keynon, Anatasia (Hulsing) Wright
Dustin, Tela, Chad and Miranda Weldon and Shayle Wray
great grandson, Maximilian Wright
many nieces, nephews, and cousins, including a very special cousin, Brenda Enochs; and a multitude of friends.
His parents and sister, Mary Catherine “Cat” Oliver, preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 24, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Epley officiating. Burial will be in Bryantsville Church of Christ Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday and from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.
Honorary Casketbearers: Ron Bradley and Ronnie Terrell.
Casketbearers: Melvin Oliver, Bill Cobb, Joe Burnette, Wayne Cobb, Jeff Hudson, and Jimmy Cobb.