Albert Eugene Cobb. 95, passed away on July 4, 2020 at San Angelo Nursing and Rehabilitation. There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am, on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Sherwood Cemetery in Sherwood, Texas. Services are under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home/Sherwood Way.
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Albert was born in Kansas City, Missouri April 12, 1925. He was adopted by Alma May and Oscar E. Cobb. He grew up in Pratt, Kansas. He joined the Navy at age 17 and was trained as an electrician. He was stationed on a Destroyer Escort during World War II. After the war, he returned to Pagosa Springs, Colorado and married Margaret L. Dillinger. After a few years in Colorado working as a bar and gas station owner, he and his wife moved to Texas. There he enrolled in broadcasting school. He worked for various radio stations in Texas and later went into television broadcasting. He moved to San Angelo and started Uncle Al’s Kiddie Karnival. He later became program manager for KCTV(now known as KLST) and was the anchorman for news programs, farm and ranch reports, and provided remote coverage for the San Angelo Livestock Show and Rodeo. After retirement, he worked as a realtor, franchise owner for a ladies sportswear chain for the state of Colorado and many other business ventures. Albert was a longstanding active member of the Sundown Lions Camp. He enjoyed traveling in his RV and spending time with friends and family. He had a unique sense of humor and an outgoing personality. He was a loving and supportive husband, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed and his legacy will continue in the lives of those who knew him. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret L. Cobb and Jim Cobb, his brother. He is survived by his son, Allan Cobb, his daughter Patricia Creighton and spouse George, and grandchildren Amy Cobb, Bradley and Matthew Creighton and great grandchildren Jaylen, Kiana, Kaydence and Ariah.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Texas Lions Camp.