Earl J. Cobey
Colonel, United States Army
Earl J. Cobey, 84, of Charlottesville, Virginia,
died July 17, 2002 at the Colonnades.
He served in World War II, the Vietnam War, where he rose from private to Colonel after 30 years. He graduated from the University of Maryland and received his MBA from Harvard.
He retired from Xerox Corp. after 13 years of employment as manager of Real Estate & Facilities for the Mid-Atlantic Region. He was a volunteer at The Senior Center, The Alzheimer's Association and was an avid gardener.
Survivors include his daughter, Cheryl Anne Cobey of Charlottesville; two grandchildren, Jonathan and Erin Potter, also of Charlottesville.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on
August 26, 2002 at the Fort Myer
Those who wish may make contributions to the
American Lung Association, 39
Posted: 4 August 2002
Updated: 22 February 2003