John Edwin Coble
John Edwin Coble Sr., 85, passed away on August 15, 2014. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Doris Hendrix Coble. He is survived by son John Jr. of Greer; daughter Cindy Newton; four grandchildren, Dani Coble, Tyler Coble, John Parker Newton, and Shelby Newton of Greer; and six great-grandchildren. He is also survived by sister Virgina Coble Newton of Greensboro, NC; numerous nieces and nephews; and was predeceased by brother Ralph Parker Coble, Jr. Ed was the son of the late Hattie and Ralph Parker Coble of Greensboro, NC, where he was born and raised. He graduated from NC State with a textile engineering degree and was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. He was an Eagle Scout and also served in the US Marines as a Lieutenant. He worked for years in the carpet industry in research and development. He is a member of Covenant United Methodist Church in Greer, SC.
Services will be held at Covenant on Friday, August 22nd at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Children's Home Society of NC, PO Box 14608, Greensboro, NC 27415.
Cremation Society Of South Carolina
328 Dupont Drive Greenville, SC 29607
Published in The Greenville News on Aug. 18, 2014