Edward Leroy Cobb, 86 of Sebree, KY passed away at 2:55 AM Saturday August 31, 2013 at his residence.
He was born in Detroit, Michigan on May 2, 1927 to the late Amon H. and Oma (Crowley) Cobb.
Leroy was retired from Texas Gas Slaughters Station. He was a member of Sebree United Methodist Church, a WWII Navy Veteran and was the owner of The Purple Opry in Sebree.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 2 brothers; Madison H. Cobb and Edsel Cobb.
He is survived by his wife; Crystal Cobb
3 children; Judy Pillow and husband Gene of Madisonville, KY
Marcia Jackson and husband Mike of Sebree, KY
Matt Cobb of Slaughters, KY
1 sister; Kathleen Martin of Huntsville, AL
3 Grandchildren; Amy Wortham and husband Mike, Melissa Grace and husband Curtis, and
Matt Amon Cobb.
4 Great Grandchildren; Kaitlyn Wortham, Sarah Wortham, Ethan Grace and Corey Grace.
Nieces and Nephews also survive.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday Sept. 4, 2013 at Tomblinson Funeral Home Sebree Chapel.
Rev. Stan Strader, Rev. Jim Shuck and Rev. Gene Pillow will officiate.
Burial will follow in Slaughters Cemetery will full military honors.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00 until 8:00 and Wednesday 9:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.
Born: May 2, 1927
Place of Birth: Detroit, MI
Death: August 31, 2013
Place of Death: Sebree, KY
Occupation: Retired Texas Gas
Hobbies: Purple Opry
Organizations: Sebree United Methodist, WWII Navy Veteran
Crystal Cobb, Spouse
Judy (Gene) Pillow, Daughter
Marcia (Mike) Jackson, Daughter
Matt Cobb, Son
Kathleen Martin, Sister
Amy (MIke) Wortham, Granddaughter
Melissa (Curtis) Grace, Granddaughter
Matt Amon Cobb, Grandson
Kaitlyn Wortham, Great Grandchild
Sarah Wortham, Great Grandchild
Ethan Grace, Great Grandchild
Coey Grace, Great Grandchild
Nieces and Nephws
Amon H. Cobb, Father
Oma Crowley Cobb, Mother
Madison H. Cobb, Brother
Edsel Cobb, Brother
Memorial donations may be made to:
Sebree United Methodist Church
This memorial provided by:
Tomblinson Funeral Homes, Inc.- Sebree Chapel