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Henry Lacey Cobb

June 29, 1941 ~ December 5, 2021 (age 80)

Obituary

Henry L. Cobb, 80, of Greensboro, GA passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 5, 2021.  Henry was the first-born son of the late Walter Dupont and Vivian Shivers Cobb.  He was born in Atlanta on June 29, 1941.  Henry was predeceased by his parents and his brother, Walter Jeffery Cobb.  Henry leaves behind his loving wife of 54 years, Judy Cobb, son, Chris Cobb of Alpharetta, GA, daughter Carolyn Nabakowski (Rob) of Olmsted Township, OH and his 2 beloved granddaughters, Maya, and Isabelle “Izzy” Nabakowski.

Henry was a true “Southern Gentleman”, known for his caring of others, engaging smile, and quick wit. Henry met his wife, Judy in 1965 while on a cruise to the Bahamas.  The two married in 1967 and together raised their 2 Children and lived in many different cities, such as Fort Wayne, IN; Lawrenceville, GA; and Naperville, IL before retiring to Lake Oconee. Henry was a 1959 graduate of Brown High School in Atlanta, GA and attended the Southern Institute of Graphic Arts in Nashville, TN where he obtained a printing certification.  Henry began his career by working on Printing Presses at the Dekalb New Era Publishing Company.  Subsequently, he worked for Rockwell Graphic Systems for 25 years as the National Sales Director and Vice President of Sales.  A former co-worker described Henry as having the best work ethic of any one he had ever worked with. 
 
Henry was an active member of Christ Our King and Savior Catholic Church, a 4th Degree member of The Knights of Columbus.  He volunteered his time in Augusta at the VA hospital and Habitat for Humanity. He enjoyed spending time with friends golfing, boating, and exploring restaurants.
  
Henry considered his family one of his greatest accomplishments.  He and Judy enjoyed travelling and taking cruises during their 54-year marriage.  Henry was the proud grandfather of 2 beautiful granddaughters of whom he liked to spoil.  He will be missed by all those that knew and loved him.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, December 10, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Christ Our King and Savior Catholic Church, 6341 Lake Oconee Parkway, Greensboro, Georgia, 30642 with Father Michael Silloway officiating. A reception will follow at the church in the Sacred Heart Social Hall. The family requests that any memorials be made to Christ Our King and Savior Catholic Church, 6341 Lake Oconee Parkway, Greensboro, Georgia 30642. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

 

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 Service Program


Services

Funeral Mass
Friday
December 10, 2021

1:00 PM
Christ Our King and Savior Catholic Church
6341 Lake Oconee Parkway
Greensboro, GA 30642

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