Cobryn Joseph Anthony Cobryn Jr., age 73, of Grove City, passed away August 30, 2013. He was born July 22, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Joseph and Lillian (Stoddard) Cobryn Sr. He was a 1958 graduate of Whitehall H.S. and received his bachelors of science in business from Franklin University. Joseph was a proud U.S. Navy veteran and was retired from General Motors with 30 years of service. He was a member of Grove City United Methodist Church and enjoyed playing cards, golfing, bowling, and spending time with his grandchildren playing Monopoly. Joe also enjoyed his many trips to Hilton Head and was a member of the "Old Timers Survival Choir Association". In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his sister Patricia Jamison and sister-in-law Janice Heacox. Joseph is survived by his loving wife, of 50 years, Dorothy; sons, Joseph Cobryn III and Jeffrey Cobryn; daughter, Julie (Kirk) Crego; grand daughters, Starr Cobryn and Cali Cobryn; grandsons, Collin Crego and Clayton Crego; sister, Jan (Tim) Keller; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Shirley (David) Strait; many loving nieces and nephews; Dan and Kay Wilson and other dear friends. A Memorial Service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, September 5, 2013 at the Grove City United Methodist Church, 2650 Columbus St., Grove City where family will receive friends one hour prior. Rev. Dennis Miller officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Kobacker House in his memory. Arrangements entrusted to the SCHOEDINGER GROVE CITY CHAPEL.
Published by The Columbus Dispatch from Aug. 31 to Sep. 1, 2013.