Albert Lloyd Cobb III

Published 9:53 am Tuesday, June 23, 2020

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Mr. Albert Lloyd Cobb III, 75, of Mocksville, died Sunday, June 21, 2020, at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

He was born on April 13, 1945 in Craven County to the late Albert Lloyd Cobb Jr. and Virginia Mae Avery Cobb. He was a devoted husband and family man who spent his life helping others and spreading the Christian gospel. He loved the Lord with all his heart and was of the Baptist faith. He strove to live up to the words of the song, “Onward Christian Soldiers.” Mr. Cobb was a proud veteran, honorably discharged from the U.S. Marines, where he served four years. He was an expert marksman, specializing in infantry weapons and repair. While serving in the Marine Corps, he was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal, among many other achievements. Mr. Cobb also achieved top secret clearance during his time of service. He was a sheriff’s deputy in Clay County, Fla. and Davie County. Mr. Cobb also had a successful plumbing business for more than 20 years.

He was also preceded in death by 2 sisters, Sharon Willis and Ginger Royster.

Survivors: his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth M. “Jenny” Cobb of the home; a daughter, Mary Cobb Stanley of Hamptonville; a son, Daniel Cobb of Harmony; 3 grandchildren, Jonathan Cobb, Sydney Cobb and Sara Stanley; a sister, Shirley Hughes of Winston-Salem; 2 brothers, Richard Cobb of Southport and Ed Cobb of Bryson City; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 25 at Calvary Baptist Church, Davie Academy Road, Mocksville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors.

Memorials:  Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry, Inc. PO Box 908, Bellmawr, NJ 08099.