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Robert Eugene Cobb Sr.
Robert Eugene Cobb Sr.Robert Eugene Cobb Sr., age 81 of LaRue, died early Monday March 1, 2010 at the Kenton Nursing and Rehab.  He was born September 25, 1928 in Charleston, WV to the late Zollie and Dovie (Alderman) Cobb.

On July 26, 1947 in Cattletsburg, KY he married the former Annie Catherine Hudson and she died May 19, 2003.  He was also preceded in death by sisters, Geneva Blackshire, Kathleen Presley, Juanita Songer; brothers, John, Herbert, Jesse and Harvey Cobb; and an infant son, John.

He was a tow motor operator for Whirlpool for over 30 years, retiring in 1988.  He was an avid Cleveland Browns and Indians fan, as well as the Ohio State Buckeyes.  Bob enjoyed spending time boating and relaxing at Indian Lake.  He enjoyed reading westerns and loved dancing, especially to Country and Western.

He is survived by his children, Robert, Jr (Sally) Cobb, LaRue; Shirley (Mike) Schmelzer, Richwood ; David (Robbie) Cobb, New Bloomington; Sharon (Gary) Butler, LaRue; Richard (Deanna) Cobb, LaRue; Jeffrey (Judy) Cobb, LaRue; Sandra Smith, LaRue; Sherry (Lowell) White, LaRue; Roger (Lisa) Cobb LaRue; 28 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; a brother, Earl Richard (Lena) Cobb, Cross Lanes, WV; a sister-in-law, Marie (Deb) Graybill, New Bloomington; a brother-in-law, John Hudson, New Bloomington.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 5, 2010 at 6:00 PM in the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home, LaRue where friends may call 2 hours prior to the service, Rev. Doral Sharp will officiate.  Burial will take place in the LaRue Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made to Hospice of Hardin County, 15 N. Detroit Street, Suite 4000, Kenton, OH  43326.

Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com

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#1 from: Rosie
Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 1:21 AM

I took care of Bob at the nursing home.  I will always fondly remember "Bob Cobb from Cobbler's Knob".  Please accept my deepest condolence.

#2 from: Sharon McGuire
Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 8:16 AM

Sherri, Sandy, Cobb family, Iam thinking of you,Iam so sorry for the loss of your father.You are in my thoughts.You are in my prays and I send my love. May god bless and be with you and your family in this hard time. Take care Sharon  

#3 from: Judy Carr
Marion, OH
Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 9:32 AM

I am sorry for your loss.  My thoughts and prayers are with you.

#4 from: Janet Patterson
Marion, Ohio
Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 10:15 AM

Lisa and Family,I am indeed sorry for your loss. I know that Dad Cobb was a vital part of your lives.  I pray that the Lord will strengthen and bless you during this difficult time.  You will be in my prayers.  LOL  Janet

#5 from: Linda Cobb Racer
Niceville, Florida
Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 10:47 PM

I always loved Uncle Bob! He made things so much fun for us kids when we came to visit, he always had a smile, and he would take us out on his boat. I wish I could be with you all now, as you honor your family man...He is one to be honored and my heart hurts for all of you in this, his passing.

#6 from: Sam Bond
Jacksonville Beach Florida
Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 12:57 PM

Sandy, sorry about your Dad. Always thought he was a good guy. Sam Bond

#7 from: jerry ring
Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 5:29 PM

sorry to hear about bob we worked together for a lot of years

#8 from: steve and marsha zuspan
marion ohio
Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 5:57 PM


#9 from: Sis Barthauer
Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 6:59 PM

Sorry ....but I can still smile..cause.. just by chance, Bob  and Bud might meet....and together, continue to dance
    Sis, Kerri, Kim, and Kristi

#10 from: Joann (Schwartz) Huffman
Columbus Ohio
Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 12:01 AM

My sympathy goes out to all family members.  You will all be in my prayers.  I will ask God to shower each of you with faith, wisdom, knowledge, understanding, peace, joy and laughter.

God Bless All.


#11 from: Marvina  Harmon  Shark
Beaufort, Nc
Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 8:12 AM

You are all in my prayers.  I know that as time passes so will the hurt.  You are all in my prayers.  I know how hard it is to loose a parent.  My God be with you always.

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