John P. Cobb

Published 9:34 am Monday, October 19, 2015

ZUNI — John Presley Cobb, 90, passed away on Oct. 17, 2015.

He was born in Zuni, Virginia, on Nov. 13, 1924, to William Alfred and Indiana Cobb. He was predeceased by three brothers, Raby, Warren and Russell.

Mr. Cobb, a retired farmer and carpenter, was a WWII veteran and a member of Antioch Church.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Dorothy D. Cobb; sons, Morris Cobb and Dennis Cobb; daughters, Nancy Mizelle, Juanita Butler (Charles) and Teresa Byrd (William); six grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Edith Cobb and Pauline Johnson.

The visitation will be on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Wright Funeral Home, Franklin. Burial will be private at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Antioch Mission Fund, Antioch Church, P.O. Box 36, Windsor, VA 23487.