Edward Leroy Cobb

    May 2, 1927  -  August 31, 2013


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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.




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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:
St.Anthony's Hospice
Sebree United Methodist Church

This memorial provided by:
Tomblinson Funeral Homes, Inc.
Sebree, KY