James Raymond Cobbley

James Raymond Cobbley
October 17, 1916 - January 14, 2014
James Cobbley, 97, of Pocatello passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2014 of natural causes at a local assisted living facility. He was born on October 17, 1916 in Riverside, Idaho. He was the 5th of eleven children born to Elmer and Charlotte Cobbley.
Jim was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He served in the army during WWII in the Aleution Islands and was there when the Japanese attacked Dutch Harbor in 1942.
He spent most of his life in Pocatello and American Falls retiring from FMC in 1979. He was preceded in death by his parents, all his siblings, his wife Zula, and two sons Raymond Leonard and Lyman Kent and one grandson. He is survived by one daughter LaJoy (Garry), two sons, Jeff (Louise) and Rayo (Barbara), eight grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Funeral services will be held 11:00AM on Saturday, Jan 18, with a viewing scheduled one hour prior to services at Wilks Funeral Home, 211 W. Chubbuck Rd, Chubbuck ID. Burial will take place following the service at Restlawn Memorial Gardens, Pocatello. Military rites will be provided by the Pocatello Veterans Honor Guard.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Quail Ridge Assisted Living and Encompass Home Health and Hospice for their tremendous compassion and support.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.wilksfuneralhome.com


Funeral Home

Wilks Funeral Home
211 West Chubbuck Road Chubbuck, ID 83202
(208) 238-8000

Published in Idaho State Journal on Jan. 16, 2014