AMerican Veteran 13

Robert Edward Cobb

April 24, 1942 ~ March 30, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Robert Cobb Obituary

   Robert Edward Cobb, 81, resident of Wilmer, Alabama passed away on March 30,2024.  He was born on April 24, 1942. He surrendered to preach in 1968, preaching and teaching Jesus was the love of his life. He graduated from Baptist Bible College in Graceville, Florida in 1971. He also graduated from Patrick Henery State College in 1975 with grades so high he was given a scholarship to University of Alabama. Robert pastored churches in Florida, Alabama. He baptized over 135 souls to the Lord. He was the founding pastor of Faith Baptist Church on Jack Williams Road in Wilmer, Alabama. He loved singing, playing guitar, riding his motorcycle, playing basketball. He received his private pilot license in 1974.  He is preceded in death by his father; William (Budd) Cobb, mother; Mary Brown, two sisters; Katherine Cobb, Bealey Cobb, and brother; John D. Cobb.

   He is survived by his wife; Betty Cobb, son; John (Kristie) Cobb, sisters; T.C. Phillips, Vickie (John) Appel, Betty Jean Smith, Benny Peck, grandchildren; Kristen, Alyssa, Joshua, Britnee, great-grandchildren; Silas, Skylon, Skarlet, Hayes, Xander, God child; Holland, devoted nieces; Rita West, Debbie Grybb, sisters-in-law; Mary Long, Betty Ann Cobb, and many friends he loved dearly.

   Visitation will be held on Friday, April 5, 2024 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM at Valhalla Funeral Home.  A funeral service will be at 12:00 AM with interment following in Valhalla Memorial Gardens.

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April 5, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Valhalla Memorial Funeral Home
8730 Sims Rd
Eight Mile, AL 36613

Funeral Service
April 5, 2024

12:00 PM
Valhalla Funeral Home
8730 Sims Road
Eight Mile, AL 36613

Interment following funeral service
April 5, 2024

Valhalla Memorial Gardens, Sims Road, Alabama


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