Mr. Raymond M (Ray) Cobb

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Mr. Raymond M. (Ray) Cobb of Vassar, Michigan passed away early Saturday morning August 12, 2017 while at the U. Of M. Medical Center in Ann Arbor, MI. Ray was 83.


Ray was the son of the late Tyrus W. (Ty) and Josephine (Haines) Cobb and was born April 1, 1934 in Saginaw, MI. Ray served our country in the US-Navy. On September 4, of 1970 Ray married Sharon Weitzel and together they have celebrated 46 years of marriage. Sharon and Ray have a cabin on Tawas Lake; where Ray spent a lot of time fishing, Ray loved to fish no matter where or what lake. He retired from Flint Truck and Bus of General Motors in 1996 after 30 years of employment. He was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Vassar where he served the church as an Elder, he Ushered, and assisted in counting money when needed, and helped where ever and when ever the church needed.


Ray leaves his wife; Sharon. He also leaves three children; Mark and Rebecca Cobb, Brian and Kimberly Cobb, and Jodi and Kevin Denno. He leaves also 11 grandchildren; Amberle, Shannon, Brianna, Caleigh, Lindsey, Kylinn, Thomas, Carson, Luke, Kennedy, and Abbi; and, two great grandchildren. He leaves a brother and his wife; Jerry and Ann Cobb, as well as nieces nephews, cousins, extended family and many friends.


The Cobb family has honored Rays request and cremation has taken place. There will be a celebration of Rays life on Saturday August 26, 2017 at 11:00 am at the St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Vassar, MI. The family will receive friends at the church beginning at 10:00 am the morning of the services. Pastor Plocher of St. Luke’s will deliver the eulogy and message. A private family service will be held to bury Raymond’s urn at the Floral Gardens Cemetery in Bay City, MI. Memorial gifts of remembrance can be directed to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church.


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