Sunday, February 22, 2009


Within 24 hours both an aunt and a great-uncle of mine passed away last week. We have been going non-stop with a wedding and an all-church service that I feel like I haven't even been able to process this.

Aunt Bunny ~ February 20, 2009
Ruth "Bunny" Whited, 67, passed away on February 20, 2009 at her home, 110 Imperial Heights Drive, Ormond Beach surrounded by Family and Friends after a short battle with ALS. Bunny was born in Chicago, IL on March 21, 1941 to Roy and Ruth Moss.
Bunny married Richard (Dick)Frank Whited on February 10, 1962 and just celebrated 47 years. She is survived by her husband, Richard; a daughter, Dawn Wilson (Vance) ; and 3 sons, Frank Whited, Anthony Whited and Gregory Whited (Nikki), 11 grandchildren. 2 brothers; Richie Moss (Karen) & Roy Moss (Barb), 2 sisters; Jean Zajicek (Robert) & Rita Villanueva (Paul). Bunny loved to walk the beach, spend time with family and friends and play bingo with her bingo buddies. Bunny was known for her love of family, children and everyone felt a sense of "bliss" in her presence. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memori al donations be made in honor of Bunny at Walk to Defeat ALS, Team Bunny, 3242 Parkside Center Circle, Tampa, FL 33619 or Hospice of Volusia/Flagher 555 W. Granada Blvd, H-8, Ormond Beach, Fl.32174. Condolences may be shared with the family at She will be cremated and her ashes will be spread on her beloved ocean.

Uncle Tommy ~ February 21, 2009
Gene "Tommy" Cobb 71, was born April 4, 1937 in Beales, Kentucky to Fred and Dorothy Miller Cobb. Tommy was a self-employed concrete contractor in the Indianapolis area for over 25 years and drove an oil truck for Muessing (Stucks) Oil Company until retirement. Tommy will be remembered for his devotion and un-conditional love for his family and his love and talent for playing guitar and singing country and blue grass music. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, February 22, 2009 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in St. Gabriel's Catholic Church. Donations may be made to the Wheeler Mission in memory of Tommy. He was preceded in death by brother, Roger Cobb; sisters, Ruth Goodwin and Wanda Harvel. He was married to Louise Cobb for 47 years. Survivors include daughters, Terri Lambert (Randy), Indianapolis, Debra Williams, Portland, IN; grandchildren, Scott Lambert (Carrie), Fishers, IN, Jessica Lambert, Indianapolis, Suzzane Gosa (Kelvin), Portland, IN, Mindy Armstrong (Matt), Portland, IN, Josh Williams (Shawna) Portland, IN; great-grandchildren, Haley Gosa, Portland, IN, Shyan and Mylea Williams, Portland, IN; sisters, Opal Rust, Roseburg, Oregon, Sharon Mann, Paragon, IN; brothers, Ozzie Cobb, Greenwood, IN, Bud Cobb, New Castle, IN; numerous nieces and nephews.

1 comment: said...

Wow! Sorry to hear that, bro. Peace be with you.