Paul D. Cobb

RAYMOND — Paul D. Cobb, 81, of Raymond, died on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at a Kissimmee, Fla. hospital.

He was born in Portland, the son of Forest L. and Mildred Dyer Cobb and graduated from Windham High School in 1947.

Paul was a decorated Vietnam veteran and was awarded the Bronze Star for valor and also served during the Korean Conflict. He retired as a Master Sergeant from the U.S. Army after serving 26 years.

Following his time spent in the military, Paul was employed by the U.S. Post Office for 15 years, retiring from the Raymond Post Office. He was a former member of the American Legion, Florida VFW and a 50-year member of the Westbrook-Warren-Phillips Lodge of Mason.

Paul shared many happy years with friends and family at this Spring Lake camp.

Paul was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and would not want his family and friends to have any sadness but to remember all the good times spent together.

Surviving are his wife, Helen L. Cobb of Raymond and Kissimmee, Fla.; four sons, Michael G. Cobb of Gray, Donald W. Cobb of Gray, Paul M. Cobb of Raymond and Thomas R. Cobb of Raymond; nine grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.

A celebration of Paul’s life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at the American Legion, 15 Lewiston Road, in Gray with military honors. Burial will be in the Maine Veteran’s Cemetery, Augusta. Arrangements are by the Dolby Funeral Chapel, 434 River Road, Windham.

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