July 27, 2012
Gerald C. "Jake" Cobleigh, 54, Dallas, passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 27, 2012 at Regional Hospital, Scranton.
He was born in Wilkes-Barre, a son of the late Clint and Reba Price Cobleigh. Gerald was a graduate of Dallas Senior High School, class of 1976. Jake was a member of the former East Dallas Methodist Church. He was also a social member of Daddow/Issacs Post 672 American Legion, Dallas. Jake was a mechanic and carpenter for many years. He enjoyed woodworking, NASCAR and loved being with family and friends.
He and his wife, the former Bonnie Culver, had celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary on July 9.
Jake was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ben Cobleigh, Raymond and Genevive Price.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are sons, Greg and Gary Cobleigh, both of Dallas; daughter, Christine and her husband, James Kaskiel, Plains Township; grandson, Tyler Cobleigh, Plymouth; several nieces and nephews; cousins; and aunts; brothers, Jack Cobleigh, Harveys Lake, Tim Cobleigh, Dallas; sisters, Cindy Lomascolo, Donna Huntzinger and Peggy Mitchell, all of Dallas; mother-in-law, Phyllis Culver, Dallas.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, with the Rev. Lynn Rothrock officiating. Friends may call Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m.