The Edmond Sun

December 11, 2013

William Dan Cobb, Jr.


EDMOND —     Danny Cobb was born September 22, 1952 to Virginia Lee O’Bryan Cobb and William Dan Cobb in Edmond, Okla., and left his earthly family on December 3, 2013. He graduated from Edmond High School in 1970. After high school he served as an apprentice and went on to earn his journeyman mason license. He obtained a real estate associate license and worked for Massey Real Estate. He was the operator-owner of local construction company and built custom homes and commercial buildings. He worked as a foreman at Heartland Masonry in Overland Park, Kan. before retiring.

    Danny was active in many service organizations including Edmond AMBUC’S where he helped raise money and build the playground at Clyde Howell for the special needs program. He was a member of The Edmond Elks Lodge and the Edmond All Sports Program, where he served as a little league football coach and a girl’s fast pitch coach for many years.

    He had many hobbies and interests: hunting, dancing and fishing. He loved spending time in tropical climates and soaking up the sun on the beach. His former place of residence was Lee’s Summit, Mo. before returning to Edmond. Danny was married to Diane of Lee’s Summit, Mo..

    Danny was preceded in death by his parents and by a brother, Wilbur McVay.

    He is survived by his daughter, Rachelle Cobb Ketchum; two step-children, Alison and Anthony; one brother, Bob McVay; three grandchildren, Dalton Ketchum, Taylor Ketchum and Nicholas, as well as many nieces and nephews.

    Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, December 13 at Chapel Hill Funeral Home Chapel, Oklahoma City. In lieu of flowers, the family requests you bring an unwrapped toy for donation to Toys for Tots.

Services entrusted to the care of Chapel Hill Funeral Home of Oklahoma City. www.chapelhill-okc.com