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400 West Cherokee St
Post Office Box 428
Blacksburg, SC 29702
Phone: 864-839-2334
Fax: 864-839-2335
Nefford Cobb

Nefford Cobb

Friday, May 13th, 1932 Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

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Obituary for Nefford Thomas Cobb

Blacksburg -- Nefford Thomas Cobb, 86, passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at Testa Family Hospice House.

Born in Blacksburg, he was the widower of Ruth Owensby Cobb and the son of the late David Freeman Cobb and Willie Marie Ivester Cobb. Nefford previously worked in textiles, he was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp, and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

Surviving Mr. Cobb are one son, Thomas Edward Cobb and wife, Nina, of Blacksburg; one daughter, Anita C. Smith and husband, Dan, of Shelby; three grandchildren, Philip G. Cobb and wife, Kristi, of Blacksburg, Charli C. Falls and husband, Brian, of Blacksburg, and Sarah C. Long and husband, Ian, of Spartanburg; a sister, Valerie Cobb, of Gaffney; and five great-grandchildren, Titus and Cameron Cobb and Gavin, Emma, and Lydia Falls.

In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Cobb was preceded in death by a son, Doyle "Gene" Cobb; six brothers, Franklin, Jack, Charles, Olin, Robert, and Billy Cobb, and two sisters, Genivieve Cobb and Inez Messer.

The family will receive friends on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM at Gordon Mortuary. Funeral services will immediately follow at 4:00 PM in the Gordon Mortuary Chapel with Dr. Dennis Willoughby officiating. Entombment will be in Clingman Memorial Gardens. Titus Cobb, Cameron Cobb, Leon Roseboro, Donn Sipes, Tom Fitts, and Ted Allen will serve as pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to Testa Family Hospice House, 321 Kings Mountain Blvd, Kings Mountain, NC 28086.

The family will be at their respective homes.

The Book of Memories is available at www.gordonmortuary.com.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, May 3rd, 2019 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Gordon Mortuary
    400 West Cherokee Street
    Blacksburg, South Carolina
    Friday, May 3rd, 2019
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, May 3rd, 2019 | 4:00pm
    Gordon Mortuary Chapel
    400 West Cherokee Street
    Blacksburg, SC
    Friday, May 3rd, 2019
    4:00pm
    Officiant
    Rev. Dennis Willoughby
  • Interment

    Friday, May 3rd, 2019 | 5:00pm
    Clingman Memorial Gardens
    1219 East Cherokee Street
    Blacksburg, South Carolina
    Friday, May 3rd, 2019
    5:00pm

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AnnieB

Please accept my heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your loved one. Hopefully reflecting on all the good times, you have shared together will help ease some of the pain that you are going through. May the “God of all comfort” strengthen you during this time of great sadness and may His promise for the future bring you a measure peace. (John 5:28, 29)
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AnnieB

Please accept my heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your loved one. Hopefully reflecting on all the good times, you have shared together will help ease some of the pain that you are going through. May the “God of all comfort” strengthen you during this time of great sadness and may His promise for the future bring you a measure peace. (John 5:28, 29)
Comment | Posted at 05:52pm via Condolence
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AnnieB

Please accept my heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your loved one. Hopefully reflecting on all the good times, you have shared together will help ease some of the pain that you are going through. May the “God of all comfort” strengthen you during this time of great sadness and may His promise for the future bring you a measure peace. (John 5:28, 29)
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Penny Laughlin

So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr.Cobb ,Prayers for comfort during this time of loss .
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