Jared L. Cobb, 35, of Hosford, Florida, formerly of Spring Hill, Pennsylvania, passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2012, in Hosford.
Jared was born May 7, 1976, to Garry O. and DeLores (Potts) Cobb of Spring Hill. He graduated from the Wyalusing Valley High School, a member of the class of 1995. He enlisted in the U. S. Air Force in August of 1996, served 14 months in Saudi Arabia, and was honorably discharged in August of 2000. After being discharged, he worked as a supervisor for Home Depot in Florida and, for the past three years, was a corrections officer for the Florida Department of Corrections.
Jared loved being with his boys, Gavin and Connor. He went to all their soccer and baseball games. He felt that being a “Dad” was his greatest achievement. He also enjoyed fishing on Lake Talquin and playing X-Box. Jared was a member of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints in Towanda, Pennsylvania.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Vaughn L. Potts; step-grandfather, Thomas P. Rossa; his aunt Bonnie Yarnes; and uncles, Floyd, Kenneth, and Francis Cobb.
Survivors include two sons, Gavin R. Cobb and Connor M. Cobb, of Tallahassee, Florida; parents, Garry and DeLores Cobb of Spring Hill; his brother, Vaughn, and Carolyn Cobb of Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania; grandmother, Maxine M. (Potts) Rossa, of Wyalusing; nieces, Alyssa Erin and Lauren Kaleigh Cobb, of Stroudsburg; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and a host of caring friends and coworkers in Hosford and Bristol.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 15, at noon at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, Pennsylvania, with Bishop Daniel Buynak, L.D.S. Church, Towanda, Pennsylvania, presiding. Interment will be in the Rush Cemetery, Rush, Pennsylvania. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Graveside military services will be accorded by members of Wyalusing Post #534 American Legion. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jared’s name to a charity of your choice.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements (phone 674-5449). Online condolences may be made to adamsfh.com.