Walter Cobb

Walter Cobb
Walter Cobb

Walter Joe Cobb, 63, of Columbus, passed away Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, in Columbus.

He was born on Feb. 15, 1953, to his parents, Ben E. Cobb and Lillie M. (Masner) Swift.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years. Walter worked line production at Cummins, and worked previously for the Johnson County Jail. He enjoyed cheering on the Colts, the Pacers and IU’s basketball team. He also loved watching war documentaries on the History Channel.

Walter is survived by his wife, Amanda (Crum) Cobb; his four children, Michael Cobb of Indianapolis, Joseph (Amber) Cobb of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Melissa (Brian) Smith of Nashville and Deonna Johns of Columbus; two sisters, Jan (Mike) Barger of Franklin and Judy Isley of Columbus; his first wife, Debbie Fitzpatrick; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Barry K. Swift.

Chaplain Don Sanders conducted a funeral service Nov. 28 at Jessen Funeral Home in Whiteland. The family received friends for visitation prior to the service Nov. 28 at the funeral home. Burial was in Youngs Creek Cemetery in Franklin.