Date of BirthJanuary 29, 1930

William Alfred Cobb Obituary

Date of BirthJanuary 29, 1930

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Date of PassingOctober 17, 2012

William Alfred Cobb Obituary

from Elizabeth, Florida, United States

Date of BirthJanuary 29, 1930

William Alfred Cobb Obituary

Date of BirthJanuary 29, 1930

115 Views

Date of PassingOctober 17, 2012

William Alfred Cobb Obituary

from Elizabeth, Florida, United States


William Alfred Cobb III age 82 of Lake City Florida died quietly at home on Wednesday October 17th, 2012 after a battle of Alzheimer's disease. He was surrounded by his loving family.William Alfred Cobb III (Bill) was born on January 29, 1930 in Lake Butler Fl to William A Cobb Sr and Elizabeth Williams Cobb. Bill is the grandson of the late Joe Hill Williams of Lake Butler Fl. Bill attended Union County High School where he met his high school sweetheart Mildred (Micki) Bridges and they married on May 4, 1947. Bill and Micki moved to West Palm Beach where they raised their family. After moving back to Lake City in 1993 he joined the Florida Department of Transportation and retired in 2007. Bill was in the United States Navy from 1952 to 1954 and served in the Korean War. He also served in the Navy Reserve for six years. Bill was a proud American throughout his life. He was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed spending his time with his family. Bill attended church at North Lake City Church of God.Bill is survived by Micki Cobb and their children William (Bill) A Cobb IV, Richard D. Cobb, Romaine Cobb Thormodson (Craig), and Charles Cobb. Other special loved ones include Beth Smith and Thea Cobb. He is also survived by six Grandchildren Gina Cobb Watson (Jimmy), William A Cobb V (Carissa), Alysa Thormodson, Sarah Taylor (Bobby), Zachary Cobb, and Ryan Cobb and eight Great- Grand Children.The family will receive friends at Archer Funeral Home in Lake Butler Friday October 19, 2012 from 6:00pm- 8:00 pm. Funeral Services will be held at Archer Funeral Home on Saturday October 20, 2012 at 11:00am and officiated by Rev Barney Hurst. Burial will follow at Dekle Cemetery in Lake Butler, Florida. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 386-496-2008