Son, Brother, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather and Friend, Ernie Cobley passed away peacefully on November 18th, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tucson, Arizona at the age of 78.
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Ernie was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico to father Chris Cobley and mother Rosina (Lena) Cobley. He had six siblings, Genevieve, Diana, Fred, Christine, Angelina, and Geraldine. Growing up in the old town area of Albuquerque, he was an active member of the Boys Club. He later became the president of the North Valley Little League while coaching his son's team. He enjoyed his work in the grocery industry as a produce manager and supervisor at Piggly Wiggly, Smiths, Albertsons, Jerry’s Market and Lowe’s.
Ernie had five children, Deborah, Felicia, Victoria, Sean, and Christopher. Additionally, Ernie had seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. In 2012 Ernie started commuting between Albuquerque and Tucson, Arizona to be closer to his youngest son Christopher.
If you knew Ernie Cobley, he was very encouraging in every goal you strived for, friendly to every person he encountered, and felt happiest outside with a coffee cup in hand. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Due to the restrictions of the COVID-19, services will be held at a later date.