I have very sad news to report. One of our very good friends Joey Cobb passed away June 11th. Our condolences to his family on his passing. The Obituary from the Statesmen is listed below.
Joey Glenn Cobb was born August 18, 1964 and went home to his Savior Jesus Christ on June 11, 2011. Joey was born in Sinton, Texas to David and Paula Cobb. He was preceded in death by his father. He leaves to cherish his memories, a mother, Paula Cobb Monse, step-father, Richard Monse along with many uncles, aunts, cousins and special friends Clide Nichols, Mark Richardson and Jody Kemp. Joey attended school in Ingleside, Texas and graduated from Ingleside High School in 1982. He was active in his youth group at the First Baptist Church, Ingleside, during his teen years. After graduation Joey attended Del Mar Technical School and then worked for B. D. Holt Caterpillar as a mechanic for four years. In April, 1987 he enlisted in the US Army and served for 2 years. He was stationed at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas and received training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. His decorations consist of M-16 Rifleman Marksman Badge, Hand Grenade Expert Badge, Army Service Ribbon and Drivers Badge. Upon being Honorably Discharged he moved to Houston, Texas. Upon leaving Houston, Joey moved to Austin, Texas and worked for Motorola/ Freescale until May 2007 when his battle with a brain tumor first surfaced. He lost his eye sight and elected to have surgery to remove the tumor. Joey fought a hard battle, but succumbed to complications from brain surgery. The family would like to give special thanks to the Veterans Hospital in Temple, Texas and Highland Pines Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Longview, Texas. Joey had requested to have a memorial service in his memory on Saturday, June 25, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. in the Charlie Marshall Funeral Home Chapel, Aransas Pass. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association , P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or Highland Pines Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1100 North Fourth, Longview, Texas 75601. Arrangements Entrusted to: Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. 2003 W. Wheeler. Aransas Pass, Texas 78336. 1-800-428-2922