. His Homegoing Service will be held in the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 9th at 6:00 p.m. with his cousin, Rev. Kelvin Witherspoon officiating. Visitation will be that Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the service.
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Gary G. Cobb, of Racine, passed away at his residence on June 2, 2021, with his loving family at his side. He was born in Racine on May 13, 1957, the son of the late Bud and Deborah (nee: Simmons) Cobb.
Gary graduated from Washington Park High School, Class of ’75. He had been employed by A.M.C./Chrysler from 1983 until retiring in 2013. Gary was a member of the U.A.W. Local #72 and later U.A.W. Local #12 when he transferred to Toledo, Ohio. He enjoyed playing the Lottery. Gary’s greatest love was the time he spent with family and friends.
Surviving are his loving wife, Laura (nee: Synon); their two sons, Anthony (Tasha) Cobb, and Chadwick Cobb Sr., all of Racine; grandson, Chadwick Cobb Jr., and granddaughter, Ariah Cobb, both of Racine; four sister, Mary Selmon, and Martha Selmon, both of Racine, Linda Cobb, of Toledo, OH, and Carol Cobb, of Racine; two brothers, Ernest Cobb, of Toledo, and Michael Cobb, of Racine. His nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends also survive him. In addition to his parents, Bud and Deborah, Gary was preceded in death by his grandfather, George Simmons, and his grandmother, Johnny Simmons, and his brother, William Selmon.