Obituary of William Cobbs Jr
AIKEN, SC – William “Bill” Cobbs Jr., age 81, passed away July 23, 2020.
Bill was born October 7, 1938 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late William C. Cobbs Sr. and the late Margaret Elliott Cobbs. He proudly served his country in the US Army and retired as an Electrical Engineer with Westinghouse / Savannah River Site. He had been a resident of Aiken, SC since 1988 and was a communicant of St. Gerard’s Catholic Church. Bill enjoyed flying model airplanes, fishing, and being around family.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his beloved wife of forty-five years, Helen “Jackie” Cobbs; two daughters, Suzanne J. Birk (Otis), Summerville, SC and Jacqueline M. Norman, Orlando, FL; a son, Jerry Cobbs (Camilla), Aiken, SC; a sister, Rosalind Waller (Arthur), Pittsburgh, PA; eight grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren (one on the way), five great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law (who thought of him as a brother).A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, 138 Fairfield St SE, Aiken, SC 29801, with Father Rafael Emmanuel as celebrant. Final Prayers and Commendation, with Military Honors, will follow in Calvary Cemetery. You may view the livestream of the service by visiting the official George Funeral Home & Cremation Center Facebook page on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. (https://www.facebook.com/GFHCC/)
Memorial contributions, in his memory, may be directed to The American Cancer Society.
The Historic George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 211 Park Ave., SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803.649.6234), has charge of arrangements.
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