Joseph Cobb

Published 2:31 pm Friday, July 24, 2020

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Long time resident of Washington Parish, Joseph Cobb, passed away on July 20, 2020, in his home in Lumberton, Texas.

Joseph recently moved from his home in Angie in April to be close to family. He was born to Lula Cobb in Sparkman, Ark., in 1942. He is a former Corporal in the U.S. Army. He moved to Bogalusa with his mother and his sister, Louise Thomas, after discharge. There he worked for the City of Bogalusa as the city clerk for a time. He met the love of his life, Beatrice Rogers, and married in 1964. He became self-employed, and then he moved to Angie. He coached Angie little league football and volunteered for Varnado High School football boosters to where he filmed the games. He enjoyed playing basketball with all of the guys. He loved to fish and watch sports.

Joseph is preceded in death by his mother, Lula Cobb; and his sister, Louise Thomas.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Beatrice Rogers Cobb; and his children, Letisha Smith of Hammond, Tanya Cowart of Lumberton, and Heath Cobb of Angie. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Heather Wiggins of Denham Springs, Jodi Garland of Lumberton, Myra Cowart of Humble, Texas, Morgan Britt of Lumberton, Macy Johnston of Angie, Dakota Cobb of Angie, David Cowart and Jonathan Cowart of Lumberton, and also four great-grandchildren, Paisley and Cole Wiggins, and Alexander and Andrew Johnston.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Wounded Warrior Project.