David A. Cobb, age 68, of Cambridge, Nebraska passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016 CHI Health Midlands in Papillion, Nebraska. He was born August 20, 1947, in Hollister, California, to Robert & Patsy Ayer, and later he was adopted by Bill Cobb.


David grew up in many places as his father Bill was in the U.S. Air Force. He graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Virginia. After high school, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and served during the Vietnam War from 1968 to 1970. After his service, he married Deborah Wilson at the United Methodist Church in Wilsonville, Nebraska. They lived in Denver, Colorado for a short time before moving to Cambridge, Nebraska. He worked for Tri-Valley Health System in Cambridge for 19 years in Data Entry.


He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Randy Cobb, and his Sister-In-Law, Donella Harney.


He is survived by his wife Deborah of Cambridge, Nebraska

                        Daughter: Heather & husband Clinton Forsythe of Bernville, Pennsylvania

                        Sons: Jason & wife Lynsey Cobb of Lincoln, Nebraska

                                  Travis Cobb of Papillion, Nebraska

                       Brother: Chris & wife Ruth Cobb of Atascadero, California

                       Sisters: Sondra & husband Niall Rogers of Florida

                                     Janet & husband Preston Cole of Washington

                                     Jeanette Ayer of Denver, Colorado

Grandchildren: Melina, Jocelyn, Kendal, Caleb, Deyton, Ashlyn, Landon, Hadley, Lydia, Alexia, and Cameron.


There will be no viewing or visitation as cremation was chosen.  Graveside services will be held Thursday, January 28, 2016, at 1 pm at the Wilsonville Cemetery in Wilsonville, Nebraska with Pastor Jake Brower of Omaha, NE officiating. Military Honors will be presented by the local American Legion and Nebraska National Guard Honor Guard. Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe, NE is in charge of the arrangements.