H. “Bill” Cobb Sr.
Age 77, passed away quietly on Friday, July 29,
2011, at home surrounded by his family.
Born to the late Walter and Frieda Cobb, in St. Louis, MO, he attended
Beaumont High School. Bill served our country in the Army during the Korean War. After the service, he
worked for St. Louis Car Co. Bill moved to Wilmington in 1973 to work for Boeing.
In his spare time, Bill was an avid golfer and enjoyed doing carpentry work.
He was a long-time member of Delaware Veterans, Post #1.
was predeceased by his 2 sisters, Marie Steeber and Mabel Cobb. He is
survived by his wife of 52 years, Eleanor "Kay" Cobb; 4 children,
Linda Cattlett, Bill, Jr., Michael and his wife Lisa, and Steven and his wife
Carley; 7 grandchildren, David, Sarah, April, Alyson, Carrie, Joe, and Holly,
and an expected granddaughter, Celia.
McCRERY & HARRA Funeral Homes will be hosting a viewing at 6 pm on
Wednesday, August 3, at Brandywine Valley Baptist Church, 7 Mt. Lebanon Rd.,
Wilmington, DE 19803, where a funeral service will be held at 7 pm. Interment
will be private at the Delaware Veteran's Cemetery.
of flowers, contributions may be made to American Cancer Society 92
Read's Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720, or Autism Speaks www.autismspeaks.org.
in The News Journal from August 1 to August 2, 2011