CARNESVILLE – Garfield Judge Cobb, 75, died Sunday, April 18, 2010, at BJC Medical Center in Commerce.
Born on March 29, 1935, in Toccoa, he was the son of the late Willie Lee and M.E. Presley Cobb. He had lived in Dallas, Texas, for 25 years and the rest of his life in Carnesville. He was a graduate of Toccoa High School and attended Clemson University on a football scholarship. He was a self-employed goldsmith.
Survivors include his wife, Maura Deighan Cobb, Carnesville; sons, Phil Cobb, Fort Worth, Texas, Mark Cobb, Carnesville, and Grant Cobb, West Point Military Academy in New York; a brother and sister-in-law, Postell and Carolyn Cobb, Westminster, S.C.; sister and brother-in-law, Lillian and Harold McDuffie, Carnesville; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 21, at 4 p.m., in the Hillcrest Chapel of Acree-Davis Funeral Home with the Rev. Carl Seaman officiating. The following will serve as pallbearers, Phil Cobb, Mark Cobb, Grant Cobb, Ben Cobb, Shane Cobb and Bobby Ivey. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, April 20, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Burial will be in Roselane Cemetery.
Acree-Davs Funeral Home, Toccoa, is in charge of arrangements.