David Franklin Cobb, Sr.


    Birth Date: 04/07/1943
    Deceased Date: 03/22/2017

    Smithfield – David Franklin Cobb, Sr., age 73, died early Wednesday morning, March 22, 2017 in the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Born April 7, 1943 in Johnston County he was a son of Alma Mclamb Cobb of Princeton and the late Franklin David Cobb. He was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Ezell; and a niece, Dana Dale. David was a long time member of Princeton Baptist Church.
    Funeral services will be conducted at 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 24, 2017 in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home with Rev. Dwayne Batten and Rev. David Toulson officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Friday just prior to the service. Burial will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Selma Memorial Gardens.
    Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife, Brenda Parker Cobb of Smithfield; son, David Franklin Cobb, Jr. and wife Janet of Stantonsburg; daughters, Tonia Elmore and husband Donald of Memphis, IN and Lori McLamb and husband Jerome of Four Oaks; brother, James T. Cobb and wife Barbara of Raleigh; sisters, Lillian King and husband Buddy of Kenly and Edna Edwards and husband Harold of Princeton; nine grandchildren; and twelve great grandchildren.
    Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be sent to the SECU Hospice House, checks made payable to Johnston Health Foundation, P.O. Box 1376, Smithfield, NC 27577.
    Online condolences may be sent to the family at parrishfh.com.