Services for William L. Cobb, 72, of Dallas will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Franklin-Bartley Funeral Home Chapel with Jerry Clayton, a Church of Christ lay minister, officiating.
Burial will be in the City of Lubbock Cemetery.
Cobb died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, in RHD Medical Center in Farmers Branch.
He was born in Rule. He moved to Princeton in 1968. He moved to Dallas from West Palm Beach, Fla., in 1997. He attended Texas Tech University, and he was a U.S. veteran of World War II and the Korean war. He married Letha June Cobb on Dec. 30, 1952, in Lubbock. She died July 18, 1997. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
He was a carpenter for Fox & Jacobs Construction Co. of Dallas.
Survivors include two daughters, Trixie Lee Cobb of Denton and Dixie June Cobb of Irving; three sons, William Terry of Irving, Patrick Kerry of The Colony and Kevin Wade of Irving; a brother, Henry of New Deal; a sister, Martha Coppes of Tucson, Ariz.; and three grandchildren.
Grave marker for
William L, and Letha J. Cobb in City of Lubbock Cemetery, Lubbock
(Lubbock county), Texas.
William registered for the draft in Las Cruces, NM
on 18 October 1943 and was inducted into the army at Fort Bliss, El
Paso, TX on 3 December 1943.
Initially assigne3d to Service Company, 508th PIR,
Pvt Cobb was transferred to Do D on 21 November 1944.
He was promoted to POfc on 20 January 1945.
Pfc Cobb was evacuated to a field hospital
classified as a non-battle casualty on 2 February 1945. He
returned to duty on 31 March 1945.
Pfc Cobb was transferred to the 506th PIR, 101st
Airborne Division on 15 October 1945,
He married Letha June Covey in Lubbock, Texas on
24 December 1952.