James Raymond "Jim" Cobb

Jim Cobb, 70, a resident of Slaughter, LA died on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at OLOL Regional Medical Center. He was retired, after working for over 35 years for Georgia Pacific. Visitation will be at Charlet Funeral Home, Inc. on Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 5pm until 8pm and then on Friday, August 23, 2013 from 12noon until funeral services at 2pm, conducted by Rev. Ron Lowery. Burial will be at Louisiana National Cemetery. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Mandy Beringer Cobb; two sons, James Raymond Cobb II and his wife Sarah Hodas Cobb of Slaughter, and Adrian Bryant Cobb and his wife Amanda Weller Cobb of Zachary; three sisters: Martha Deiniger of Cleveland, OH; Joyce Cobb Perry of Crosby, MS; and Mary Katherine Cobb of Tullahoma, TN; two brothers: Virgil E. Cobb and his wife Wanda of Bessemer, AL; and Kenneth Cobb and his wife Sue of Crosby, MS; brother-in-law Rick Beringer and his wife Julie of Baton Rouge; numerous nieces and nephews; and three grandchildren: Evelyn Paige Cobb, Aidan Boyd Cobb, and Ashton Beringer Cobb. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tyrus and Sallie Cobb. Pallbearers will be Jimbo Cobb, Adrian Cobb, Brad Hughes, Jimmy Reynolds, Darren Gidel, Dickey Pendergist, and Shawn Boudreaux. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served in the 101st Airborne. He received the Vietnam Service Medal, Parachutist Badge, Sharpshooter Badge, the Combat Infantryman Badge, and was the recipient of the Purple Heart twice. He was an avid outdoorsman and hunter. Share sympathies, memories, and condolences at www.CharletFuneralHome.com.

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Aug. 21 to Aug. 23, 2013