Lester Everett Cobble, 91, of Ringgold, formerly of Chattanooga went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at his home. He was a life-long resident of the Chattanooga/North Georgia area. Mr. Cobble was a member at Concord Baptist Church for many years and currently a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church where he had served as a Deacon. He served in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman 1st Class. He was an avid fan of Tennessee Volunteer football and basketball.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Jimmie Geer Cobble; parents, Horace and Grace Boone Cobble; son, Gary Cobble; sister, Jewell Benefield; brothers, Paul and Jake Cobble.
Survivors include his daughters, Leslie (Rex) Gaither, Smyrna, TN and Joy (Mike) Hamill, Ringgold; grandchildren, Hillary (Brad) Warren, Murfreesboro, TN, Josh Hamill, Ringgold, Ryan Gaither, Smyrna, TN, Jason (Emily) Hamill, Chattanooga; great-grandchildren, Lana, Clay, Drew and Seth Warren; along with several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 11:30 AM Friday at the funeral home chapel with Pastor Chuck Smith and Rev. Brad Warren officiating. Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.
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A special thanks to Hamilton Hospice for the care they provided.
The family will receive friends 5-8 PM Thursday at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.