Cobble, Lester Everett (Ringgold)

Friday, October 19, 2018
Lester Everett Cobble, 91, of Ringgold, formerly of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at his home. He was a life-long resident of the Chattanooga/North Georgia area. Mr. Cobble was a member at Concord Baptist Church for many years and currently a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, where he had served as a deacon. He served in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman 1st Class. He was an avid fan of Tennessee Volunteer football and basketball.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Jimmie Geer Cobble; parents, Horace and Grace Boone Cobble; son, Gary Cobble; sister, Jewell Benefield; and brothers, Paul and Jake Cobble.

Survivors include his daughters, Leslie (Rex) Gaither, of Smyrna and Joy (Mike) Hamill, of Ringgold; grandchildren, Hillary (Brad) Warren, of Murfreesboro, Josh Hamill, of Ringgold, Ryan Gaither, of Smyrna, Jason (Emily) Hamill, of Chattanooga; great-grandchildren, Lana, Clay, Drew and Seth Warren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home chapel, with Pastor Chuck Smith and Rev. Brad Warren officiating. Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.

Visit www.heritagebattlefield.com to share condolences with the family and view memorial tribute.

A special thanks to Hamilton Hospice for the care they provided.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

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