- March 7, 1928 - January 5, 2010
- Easley, South Carolina
of John's Passing
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“Love to you Joann, Gail, KK, and John Jr. Leslie and I are thinking of you while we're here together in Hawaii.
1 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Cobb Lynn
“Chris and Kent want to express our sympathy to your family and our admiration for John. He will be missed by many people.
2 of 18 | Posted by: Kent Dykes - Easley
“to joann and family,my deepest heart felt condolences go out to all of you.john was a wonderful human and will surley be missed by everyone.
3 of 18 | Posted by: marcus orr - easley sc
“Our deepest sympathy to the entire family. Even though we have been away from Easley for almost 20 years Mr. Cobb is the kind of man you always...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Brenda Hooper McCall - GA
“To all the Cobb family my deepest condolences.Mr. Cobb was a true gentleman.I always enjoyed his visits to our store and have many fond memories of...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Danny Gilstrap - Easley
“Jo Anne: Even though we had not kept in touch since our days as roommates at Clemson, the memories of you and John and the summer of 1949 is with me...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: "Alton ""BO"" Watts" - Asheville, NC
“John, I was so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. I deeply regret that I could not be there to pay my respects. He was so good to so many people. I...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Ceph Sitton - Roswell, GA
“Gail,I am sorry to hear about your dad.Melinda,Chuck and Mandy I am also sorry about your grandpa.My thoughts and prayers are with the family.Love...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Candi Stewart - Easley, SC
“To all of the Cobb family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. John was a great family man and man of the community who will be missed by all. May...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Vicki Clary Charlotte - Easley SC
“YOU HAVE OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY, GOD BLESS THE FAMILY.
10 of 18 | Posted by: DAVID PHILLIPS - FLAT ROCK N.C.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
11 of 18 | Posted by: Carolina Environmental Systems - SC
“DEAR JO AND FAMILY,,,,HAROLD AND I WERE SADDEN IN THE DEATH OF A GOOD FRIEND...YOU WILL BE IN OUR PRAYERS AS WE ARE IN FL AND WILL NOT BE ABLE TO...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: HAROLD & NANCY ALBERTSON - FL
“I am very deeply sorry upon hearing of your loss of John Sr. You all were a second family to me. May God bless and strengthen you during this...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Chris Porter - Maryland
“Even as we grieve Mr Cobb's passing, we rejoice in the wonderful life he lived and the love he shared with family and friends. We know this will be a...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Dale & Wanda Stewart - Easley, SC
“I have so many dear memories of you all. I am so very sorry for your loss.
15 of 18 | Posted by: Lynne McIntyre Moosberg - Rome, GA
“Thinking of you all during this time. May the love of God and family guide you through your grief.
16 of 18 | Posted by: Yvonne Myers - Blowing Rock NC
“To all of the Cobb family I am sorry for your huge loss - John was a great man and like a father to me. I wish all of you God's strength and...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Jay Cassell - Piedmont, SC
“We will always remember his wonderful smile.
18 of 18 | Posted by: "Marthabelle and EW Rabon, Jr." - SC
John C. Cobb, Sr.
- Easley, SC
John Carlyle Cobb, Sr., 81, of 102 Pine Ridge Drive, went to be with the Lord Tuesday January 5, 2010 at his home.
Surviving are his wife, Joann McCall Cobb, of the home and he was the proud father of his children, John C. Cobb, Jr., of Atlanta, Gail King and her husband, Phillip, of Easley and Karen Harvey and her husband, Gernon, of Blowing Rock, NC ; a sister, Sue Crews and her husband, Herbert, of Greenville ;
"Papa Cobb" was adored by his grandchildren, Melinda Jo Savage and her husband, David, of Greenville, Mandy King Norris and her husband, Patrick, of Mt Pleasant, Dr. Chuck King and his wife, Wendy, of Easley, Joey Painter, of Greer, Dusty Painter and his wife, Betsay, of Charleston, Carly Painter, of Linville, NC, Wesley Painter, of Greensboro, NC, Valarie Painter, of Charleston, Dana Harvey, of Asheville, NC and Sara Harvey, of Boone, NC.
One of the greatest joys of his later life was his great-grandchildren, McCall King, Kendall Gail Norris and Charles Patrick Norris.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Melinda Jo Cobb.
Mr. Cobb was born in Cateechee, SC, a son of the late Warren W. and Lillian Morrow Cobb. He was a 1945 graduate of Liberty High School and a member of the 1949 graduating class of Clemson University. He supported the Easley High School Golf Team where he spent many hours encouraging the young people. His fondest past-time was fishing with his son-in-law, Phil, his grandson, Chuck and his daughter, Gail on their boat named "Two Papa's". He was an active volunteer in community service.
Mr. Cobb was a long time active member of Easley First Baptist Church where he served as Deacon Emeritus and a former Sunday School Teacher.
Memorial Services will be 3:00 PM Thursday at Easley First Baptist Church with the Reverend Dr. John Adams and the Reverend Rick Baumgarner officiating.
Visitation will be from 1:30 PM until 3:00 PM Thursday, prior to the service, in the narthex at the church.
The family is at the home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to McCall R.A. Camp, c/o Easley First Baptist Church, 300 E. First Avenue, Easley, SC 29640.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com or in person at Robinson Funeral Home - Powdersville Road, which is assisting the family.