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Raymond Cobb

August 12, 1925 - March 15, 2004

Raymond A. Cobb<br> <br>Virginia Beach<br> Raymond A. Cobb was born on August 12, 1925 and departed on March 15, 2004. A native of Long Island, New York he was one of twelve children born to the late William and Emily Cobb. He served in the US Navy as a corpsman during World War II. He also served his community as an auxiliary police officer and volunteer member of the North Amityville fire department. During his career he held several positions on the board of governors and as assistant fire chief.<br> Raymond worked at Grumman Aircraft corp. as an aircraft mechanic for 39 years. He retired in 1989 and moved to Virginia Beach. Upon relocaton he became a member of Mt. Gilead Baptist and later found a new church family in Virginia Beach at Union Baptist Church.<br> Survivors include his wife of fifty-five years Helen D. Cobb; three children, Rainelle C. Leano of Amityville, NY, Rory A. Cobb Sr. Brenda of Va. Beach, VA, and Regina M. Cobb of Providence, RI; four grandchildren, Jacquinelle M. Johnson Baraka Khalid, Roshawna Cobb Dawkins Chevaux, Eugene A. Leano, and Rory A. Cobb, Jr.; as well as two great grands and a host of family and friends.<br> A memorial service will be held at Union Baptist Church 4608 South Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23452 on Thursday March 18, 2004 at 12:00 noon. The funeal will be held in New York on March 22, 2004. Altmeyer Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.<br> The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff of Odyssey Hospice and the Glennan Center for Geriatric & Gererontology. Our bereavement has been less painful because of the comfort you extended.<br>


Service Information

Service Information

Date: Thursday, March 18, 2004

Time: 12:00 pm

Location:

Union Baptist Church

1400 Eoff St.
Wheeling, WV 26003


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, March 22, 2004

Location:

Long Island National Cemetery

Pinelawn, NY


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