PFC Christopher Cobb, 19, of Bradenton, died April 6, 2004, in Iraq.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 13, 2004, 6-8 p.m., at Griffith-Cline Funeral Home, Cortez Road Chapel. Service will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2004, 10 a.m., at Bradenton Gospel Tabernacle. Full military honors to be conducted by the US Marine Corp. The Rev. John P. Marlow will be officiating. Burial will take place at Manasota Memorial Park, Bradenton.
Born in Sarasota, January 1, 1985, he was a lifelong resident of Manatee County. He attended Bradenton Gospel Tabernacle. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Iraq. He was a graduate of Bayshore High School, where he played violin in the school orchestra. He was a member of American Legion Oneco Post 312.
Survivors include sister, Kelly Krueger of Myakka, Fla.; step-sister, Rita Blumenberg of Raleigh, N.C.; step-brothers, Jim Tuten of Brandon, Fla., and Timothy Tuten of Bradenton; mother and step-father, Sheila Cobb and Howell Tuten Sr.; and maternal grandmother, Mildred Dravenstadt of Bradenton.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christopher Cobb Memorial Fund, c/o Bradenton Gospel Tabernacle, 1218 7th Ave. E. Bradenton, Fla. 34208.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Apr. 11, 2004