Tyrus Cobb, Sr.

Obituary of Tyrus K. Cobb, Sr.

Tyrus K. Cobb Sr., age 87 of Pennsville died Wednesday October 28, 2020 at the Salem Medical Center, Mannington Twp, NJ. He was Born april 29, 1933 to Harry Edgar Baxter Cobb and Beullah Mae Keller Cobb. Tyrus was a lifelong Pennsville resident. Survived by a brother, Norman, 6 children Debra (Wayne) Gray, Judy Degges, Ty Jr., Jerry (Beth), Cheryl "Murt" Widen and Chuck (Terri), grandchildren, Dione(Emily), Christy, Bill (Nicole), Katelynn, Michelle, Sarah (Chris) Jessie and Tori. 3 Great Granchildren Melania, Nicholas, Jake, Bella and Stoffie and several Nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife Claire G. Durham Cobb(Sue) February 12, 2011, Brothers, Henry and Frank, sisters, Anna Mae and Ruth. He served in the US Navy aboard the USS Lake Champlain CVA-39 during Korean Conflict and was awarded the National defense Service Medal With European Clasp, Korean Service Medal (1 star), Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and United Nations Service Medal. A lifetime member of the Pennsville Fire and Rescue No1, Station 5, Pennsville VFW Post 1952. Worked for EI DuPont Chambers Works for 30 years as an electrician, General Motors for 25 years , and part time for Russ Emmons Electric for many years. Ty was avery kind hearted man who was always willing to lend a helping hand in any way that was needed. He loved crabbing fishing, the Eagles, Phillies, Jeopardy and his family. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Graveside services will be held at the Salem County Veterans Cemetery, Pilesgrove Monday November 2nd at 11:00am In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to the any of the US Veterans service organizations www.laughreyfuneralhome.com
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Monday
2
November

Graveside Service

11:00 am
Monday, November 2, 2020
Salem County Veterans Cemetery
719 Salem-Woodstown Rd., Route 45
Pilesgrove, New Jersey, United States
Monday
2
November

Final Resting Place

11:00 am
Monday, November 2, 2020
Salem County Veterans Cemetery
719 Salem-Woodstown Rd., Route 45
Pilesgrove, New Jersey, United States
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