Thursday, November 12, 2009

Bobby L. Coby (November 11, 2009)

Bobby L. Coby age 75 of Union City, Ohio passed away at 12:49 P.M. on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy. Bobby was born January 26, 1934 in Mercer County, Ohio, to the late Oliver & Mary (Goodpaster) Coby.

Bobby was retired. He was a member of the Union City, Indiana, Eagles Lodge #2790 and American Legion of Union City, Indiana.

In addition to his parents, Bobby is also preceded in death by a grandson, Douglas Coby Jr.; brothers, Gerald and Wayne Coby; and sister, Betty Murphy.

Bobby is survived by his wife, Ocellia “Ozzie” (Garland) Coby, whom he married December 15, 1975. He is also survived by his sons & daughters-in-law, Douglas & Judy Coby, Sr. of Bradford, Darrell & Judy Coby of Greenville and Darren Coby of Greenville; daughters & sons-in-law, Roberta & Ron Beyke of Versailles and Farah & Kenneth Grewe of Union City, Indiana; grandchildren, Monica Coby, Leanna Coby, Nikki Coby, Kylie Beyke, Matthew Beyke, Kaitlyn Hughes and Kayden Grewe; numerous step children, step grandchildren, great grandchildren, and step great grandchildren; brothers & sister-in-law, Everett Junior & Ruby Coby of Greenville and Larry Coby of Lynn, Indiana; sister & brother-in-law, Dorothy & Jack Schmidt of Celina; sister-in-law, Martha Coby of Celina and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 5:00 P.M. at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Don Avore officiating. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. at the funeral home. There will be an Eagles Lodge of Sorrow held at 4:45 P.M. on Saturday at the funeral home conducted by the Union City Eagles Lodge #2790. Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with the funeral expenses.