Glenn David “Bud” Cobb, age 78, of Lafayette, Georgia, entered into rest, Friday November 30, 2018 at a local hospital.
Bud was born in Ducktown, Tn. on March 27, 1940. He was a son of the late Dave Logan and Alma Maebell Cross Cobb. Along with his mom and dad he was also preceded in death by his loving wife of fifty-two years who passed away on May 4, 2013, Dorothy Ann Bell Cobb; a son, Robert Dexter Cobb; great-granddaughter, Catalaya Sepulveda; and sisters, Susie Cobb, Jean Crowder, and Lois Crowder.
H courageously served The United States of America for twenty-two years in the United States Army and the United States Navy. He served in the Vietnam Conflict. He then worked for The city of Dalton Public Works Department and then retired from this after twenty-one years. Bud was a member and attended regularly at New Beginning Baptist Church. He loved to be at home, so he was always considered a homebody by his family and those that knew him.
Bud is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, David Logan and Janet Cobb of Lafayette, Ga., Anthony Joe “Tippy” and Tabitha Cobb of Chatsworth, Ga.; daughter and son-in-law, Tresia “Sissie” and Kurt Ridley of Rocky Face; grandchildren, Zackery and Nicole Ridley, Logan Cobb, Tyler Cobb, Whitney Wheat, Trevor and Brandi Cobb, Randi and Allen Sepulveda, and Matthew Cobb; great-grandchildren, Christopher Cobb, Adrian, Elaina, and Isaac Sepulveda, Tryg Weaver, and Grainger Cobb; and one sister, Ona Bea Patterson of Dalton, GA; several nieces, nephews and other family members survive.
Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Glenn “Bud” Cobb will be on Monday, Dec. 3, at 2 p.m. at the New Beginning Baptist Church, 331 Highway 201, Lafayette, GA, 30728 at 2 p.m. with Reverend Junior Williams officiating. He will be laid to rest at Macedonia Baptist Church in Villanow, GA. Men of New Beginning Chruch will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 5-9 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel and on Monday at the church from noon until the service hour.
Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, GA. (706) 226-4002.