On Tuesday, June 17th, Bobby Albert Cosby, our dear beloved daddy, brother, and friend, lost his battle with cancer. Bobby was an inspiration to everyone that knew him. Visitation will be Thursday, June 19th, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home, Cherokee. His funeral service will be Friday, June 20th, at 2 p.m. at Asphalt Rock Baptist Church with Bro. John Bray and Bro. Andy Elliott officiating. Burial will be in Cherokee Memorial Park with Masonic Rights.
Bobby cherished all of the time he got to spend with his grandsons. They brought so much joy to his life. He was an avid Alabama fan. He was a member of the Vertagreen Masonic Lodge # 919 of Cherokee. He was an active lifelong member of Asphalt Rock Baptist Church where he served as deacon, youth leader, Sunday school teacher, cemetery committee and ran the van ministry.
Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Elsie Cosby; brother, Keith Cosby; and brother-in-law, Harold Hendrix.
He is survived by his son, Mark Albert Cosby (Mindy); daughter, Holly Nicole Cosby; grandsons, Mark Albert Cosby, Jr. and Matthew Dalton Cosby; wife of 21 years and lifelong friend and companion, Geneva Cosby Henderson; sisters, Karen Hunt (Dwight), Nancy Sumerel (Earl), Kathy Hendrix and Tammie Moore (Mike); uncle, Billy Cosby; Peyton Swinny, grandson by choice; special cousins, Bethany Owens and Ronnie Goss (brother in Christ); he was also survived by his loving canine friend, Zoey.
Pallbearers will be Jamey Hunt, Jarred Hunt, Cody Hunt, Jessie Hunt (nephews), James Hamm, Jerry Cain, Tommy Rye and Chuck Clark. Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Murphy, Michael Pounders, Bro. Perry Murphy, Bro. R. C. Scott, Billy Gann, John Melton and Ronny Dexter.
The family would like to send a special thanks to Amedisy’s Hospice and the Blood and Cancer Center for the compassionate care.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Asphalt Rock Baptist Church Youth Fund.