June 26, 2013
Michael Earl “Mike” Cobb, 62 of Frakes, KY, went to be with our Lord on Tuesday, June 24, 2013 at the University of Tennessee Hospital in Knoxville, TN.
He was born January 8, 1951 in Middlesboro, KY, the son of the late Earl “Bird” Cobb and Joyce Leach Cobb Partin who survives. He was a hard-working, loving Son, Brother, Dad and Papaw. We will carry him with us in our hearts and memories every day. He was devoted to his family, friends and his granddaughters.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Steve and Lona Cobb and Harve and Marie Leach, his honorary aunt: Shirley Williams, his uncle: Alfred Cobb and his longtime companion: Jenny “Janice” Jackson.
He is survived by the following members of his family:
His Mother: Joyce Cobb Partin;
Two Brothers: Rocky (Debbie) Cobb and Stevie (Lois) Cobb;
Two Sons: Chris (Trish) Cobb and Shane Cobb;
2 Aunts: Jeanette Reedy and Doris June Neely;
Uncles: Jimmy Leach, Arlie (Margie) Cobb, Homer (Francis) Cobb, PO (Shelia) Cobb, Dave (Marion) Cobb and Ralph (Wanda) Cobb;
Aunt: Evelyn Cobb;
2 very loving and special granddaughters: Ashley and Kristen Hope Cobb;
2 loving nephews: Tyler Cobb and Steven Cobb;
A very special nephew whom he raised as a son: Aaron Daniels;
And a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 28, at the Creech Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Orville Petrey and Garry Bingham presiding.
Music will be provided by: Darren and Vanessa Nichols and Becky Davis.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at the Cobb Cemetery at Frakes, KY. Pallbearers will be Tyler Cobb, Steven Cobb, Jimmy Dixon, Barton Cobb and Perry Cobb.
Honorary pallbearers will be Rick Nelson, Bill Kelly, Bobby Hurst, J.W. Wagers, Barry Jackson Sr., Barry Jackson Jr., Doug Hammontree, Gary Gambrel, Jimmy Leach, Arlie Cobb, Homer Cobb, PO Cobb, Dave Cobb, Ralph Cobb Ronnie Vanover and Jimmy Dixon.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 28, at the Creech Funeral Home. Online condolences and guestbook are available at www.creechfh.com
Creech Funeral Home, Middlesboro, is in charge of all arrangements.