William R. Cobey III

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William Rennoe Cobey III, 64, of Glen Rock, Pa., formerly of Finksburg, died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the Dove House in Westminster.

Born April 10, 1949, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late William R. Cobey II and Mary Ellen Arnold Cobey. He was the husband of Sandra Knopp Cobey, his wife of 41 years.

He served in the Navy from 1967 until 1971. He worked at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab for 22 years, prior to working for the Frederick County Public Schools as a network engineer. He was a member of the White Rose Motorcycle Club and enjoyed fishing, hunting and motorcycle riding.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are sisters and brothers-in-law Judy and Ricardo Castillo, of Deale, Patricia Murray, of Westminster, and Mary Knepp and Wayne Knepp, of Odenton; brothers Charles Cobey, of Reisterstown, and Kevin Cobey and wife Grace Cobey, of Westminster; nephews Daniel Durity, of Baltimore, James Cobey, of Woodbridge, Va., and Kevin Cobey II, of Westminster; nieces Yvonne Kemhus, of Milwaukie, Ore., Angela Bibb, Lori Mauler and Kristine Cobey, of Westminster, Heather Hetrick, of Taneytown, and Amanda Scanlon, of Falls Church, Va.; mother-in-law Catherine Knopp, of Reisterstown; brothers-in-law and wives Ronald and Gloria Knopp, of Glen Rock, Pa., Russell and Diane Knopp, of Westminster, and Wayne and Lois Knopp, of Taneytown.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials contributions may be sent to Dove House, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.

Arrangements are by Eline Funeral Home in Hampstead.

Online condolences may be offered at www.elinefh.com.

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Published in Carroll County Times on May 7, 2013
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