John Wesley Cobbins Jr. was born on May 4, 1952 in Kansas City, Kansas to John and Rosie Sims Cobbins. John grew up in Kansas City, Kansas and graduated from Washington High School in Kansas City, Kansas 1970. After high school John join the United States Army in 1971 and served for 3 years. He served in Korea and was the recipient of Armed Forces Expeditionary, National Defense Service Medals. He received an honorable discharged in 1974 achieving the rank of SP4.
John worked for various trucking companies in the Kansas City area, the Wyandotte County Road and Bridge, and the Central Parking System.
John Wesley Cobbins Jr. passed away on January 6, 2021 at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri. John was preceded in death by his parents John Cobbins and Rosie Sims Cobbins.
He leaves to cherish his memories four sons, John Cobbins (Kara) of Madison, Wisconsin; Deon Cobbins (LaTrice) of Lenexa, Kansas; Christopher Cobbins (Alisha) of Lafayette, Indiana; and Andre Cobbins (Nicole) of Henderson Nevada; two sisters, Marie Thompson; and Mabeline Gordon (Elbert) both of Kansas City, Kansas; three brothers, Robert Cobbins (Jessie) of Lenexa, Kansas; Ralph Cobbins of Vacaville, California; and Anthony Cobbins (Roxanna) of Kansas City, Kansas; John has ten grandchildren; and two great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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