Cobb, David John, Midland, Michigan


Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 25, 2011, at the age of 61 years. David was born September 26, 1949 in Royal Oak, the son of the late Fern (Mooney) and Anda Cobb. He grew up in Flat Rock, where he graduated from Flat Rock High School. He attended SVSU, studying building trades, Delta College, where he studied Criminal Justice, and received his L.P.N. from Latoya's School of Nursing. He was employed by Hawkinson Construction, the Harrison Police Department, where he was a Sergeant and also an E.M.T., Wolgast Construction, and most recently, was employed as an L.P.N. at the Saginaw County Juvenile Facility. He was a member of the Carpenters Union. He enjoyed drag racing and was an avid NASCAR fan. He was a marksman and enjoyed shooting with his son, David Jr. He married Judy LaRue on June 28, 1968; she predeceased him May 9, 2007. He later married Mary Lou Gerow on February 12, 2009; she survives him. He also leaves 27 children, Alynda (Tim) Nelson, Angel (Gene) Baase, Tammy Cobb, David (Ashley) Cobb Jr., Connie Cobb, Richard Cobb, Angela (Ryan) Klenke, Christina Cobb, Rebecca (Ed) Neighhorn, Terri Cobb, Heather Cobb, Michael Cobb, Matthew Cobb, Elsie Cobb, Joshua Cobb, Jeffrey Cobb, Norma Cobb, Timothy Cobb, Kimberly Cobb, Sean Cobb, Steven Cobb, Jeremy Cobb, James (Amanda) Young, Chad (Allyson) Young, Timothy Coon, Amanda McCarty, Anthony McCarty; 33 grandchildren; 3 sisters and 1 brother, Lynda LaRue, Carol Druyor, Cindy (Allan) Collins, Randy (Karla) Cobb; sister-in-law, Darlene (Charlie) Bracewell; many nieces and nephews and their families. He was predeceased by his brother-in-law and best friend, William Druyor. Funeral service will take place on Friday, April 29, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, where his family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. Friday until the time of service. David's son, Chad Young, will officiate. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the family's wishes, www.casefuneralhome.com