Richard Allen Cobb


Richard Cobb                                      Toccoa, Geogia
Mr. Richard Allen Cobb, age 56 of 924 Long Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at his residence.
A son of the late Tom Ed and Sara Dooley Cobb, he was born April 9, 1961 in Stephens County, Georgia where he lived all his life.  He was a 12 year Veteran of the U.S. Army having served in Desert Storm.  He was retired from Georgia Department of Transportation in the capacity as Surveyor and Statewide Location Bureau Chief after 23 years of service.  He was a member of the Toccoa Elks Lodge.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Brittany Cobb.
Survivors include his wife of the home, Claudia Geissler Cobb; four daughters and sons-in-law, Nadine and Andrew Scott of Toccoa, Christina and Joshua Oliver of Mt. Airy, Jessica Cobb of Folly Beach, South Carolina and Tabitha and Ted Ruble of Maryland; son, Matthew Cobb of Macon, Georgia; grandchildren, Anna Grace Scott, Avery Scott, Jasper Oliver, Coraline Oliver, Reagan Ruble and Landon Ruble; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Marie and Richard Spearman of Roswell, Georgia and Ginger and Bob Milosovic of Cumming, Georgia; a number of nieces and nephews. 
Memorial services will be Friday, August 4, 2017, 4 O’clock P.M. in the Hillcrest Chapel of the Acree-Davis Funeral Home with The Reverend Jerrell Beatty officiating. Military Honors by the Georgia National Guard Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends at the Toccoa Elks Lodge after the service to celebrate his life.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Power of Hope, P.O. Box 286, Lavonia, Georgia  30553 or Power House for Kids, 768 Hwy. 123, Toccoa, Georgia 30577 in memory of Mr. Richard Allen Cobb.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Richard Allen Cobb.

  Memorial Visitation

Friday, August 4, 2017, 4 PM

90 S. Pond Street, PO Box 130, Toccoa, GA, 30577

Memorial Services, Hillcrest Chapel of Acree-Davis Funeral Home. Family will receive friends at the Toccoa Elks Lodge following the service.

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Gulf War Veteran's Memorial

My deepest sympathies go out to Mr. Cobb's family and Friends. Many prayers to all of you during this difficult time. It is with great honor that I add Mr. Cobb to the Gulf War Veteran's Memorial page. America mourns the loss of one of our Heroes. We are grateful to Mr. Cobb for his faithful service to our great nation. His sacrifices and selflessness will never be forgotten. Thanks to people like Mr. Cobb we are able to live in the greatest country the world has ever seem. The list of all the people who contributed to the freedoms we enjoy today include the name Richard Allen Cobb. You can visit is Memorial at

 Posted August 7, 2017 - 1:08am
Neil Dupee

I offer my condolences for the loss of Rich. Continue to lean on family and friends for support. God gives us comfort at Isaiah 41:10 when we mourn on occasions like this. May you find the strength to endure the days ahead.

 Posted August 5, 2017 - 8:23am
Curtis & Nora Waters

Claudia and family: we are so sorry for your loss. Praying for all of you.

 Posted August 4, 2017 - 2:18pm

I worked with Rich for about 18 years. He was a great co-worker, supervisor, and friend. You all are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

 Posted August 4, 2017 - 11:32am
Charles & Jane Dickerson

Our hearts are heavy with this news. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
For Rich: 2 Timothy 4:7

 Posted August 4, 2017 - 9:40am
Sabrina Whitney

My sympathies for your loss. Rich was a kind man. I worked with him for a period of time, and his vanilla ice cream was the best part of the chili cook-off, even when he forgot the sugar. I pray that each of his loved ones find peace and comfort during this difficult time.

 Posted August 3, 2017 - 3:33pm
Liz Hallford Ward

Little the only way I can think of him. Marie we were in high school when Ritchie was born. I am so saddened to hear of his passing. My condolences to Ritchie's wife and famiy; Marie to you and Richard and your daughters; Ginger to you and your family. My prayers are for each of you to find peace from your faith in God; in sharing your memories of Ritchie; and, in knowing that he will always remain in your thoughts and in your hearts....a part of you forever.

 Posted August 3, 2017 - 12:22pm
Kevin Bowen

My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this most difficult time. Rich was like a big brother to me and I will carry his memory with me always.
I loved him and I love all of you as my own family.... Truly a great man and even better friend. I will miss him dearly.


 Posted August 3, 2017 - 11:23am

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