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Gerald "Jerry" Wayne Cobb

July 7, 1953 ~ October 29, 2017 (age 64)


                Gerald Wayne "Jerry" Cobb, 64, of Montgomery City, passed away at 5:05 a.m., Sunday, October 29, 2017 at University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

                Jerry was born July 7, 1953, in Mexico, Missouri, a son of James Harold and Anna Marie (Boes) Cobb.

                He had attended Sanford Brown Business School in St. Louis for 2 years, receiving a degree in keypunch computers. 

                Jerry married Holly Ann Surls and they were married for 38 years.  They had lived in Montgomery City from 1994 until the present.                                                                            
                He had previously been employed as a union iron worker, where he worked as a welder.  Jerry had also been the Road and Bridge Supervisor for 4 years for Montgomery County.

                Jerry was a member of the Gun Club.

                He enjoyed guns, woodworking, gardening and hunting.  Jerry had a big pumpkin patch this year that he was very proud of. 

                Jerry is survived by Holly Ann Cobb, of Montgomery City; mother, Anna Marie Cobb, of Montgomery City; three children, Aala Marie Hamilton and husband, Jacob, of Steelville and John Carl Cobb and Michael Ray Cobb, of Montgomery City; three grandchildren, Bria, Ian and Dawson Hamilton, of Steelville; two Godsons, Tanner William Cobb, of Columbia and Trevor John Benson, of Parker, Colorado and sixteen brothers and sisters, Jean Kertz, Joe Cobb and friend, Gloria, Charley Cobb and wife, Deanna, Joanne McManimie and husband, Bob, Cheryl Gruber and husband, Gary, Russ Cobb and wife, Lisa, Therese Black and husband, Luke, Marlene Beshears and husband, Scott, Loretta Benson and husband, Ernie, Marvin Cobb and wife, Mary Kate, Carol Oden and husband, Todd, Glen Cobb, Alice Ficinus and husband, Scott, Steve Cobb and wife, Beth, Eddie Cobb and wife, Donna and Kenny Cobb; in addition to numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

                He was preceded in death by his father, James Harold Cobb.

                At Jerry's request, he was cremated and a celebration of his life was held on Saturday, November 4, 2017.

                Arrangements were under the direction of the Myers Funeral Home in Wellsville.

                Memorial contributions were suggested to Wounded Warriors c/o Myers Funeral Home, 203 East Bates Street, Wellsville, MO 63384.


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