Mr. Jack Cole Bobo

July 9, 1940March 29, 2018

Jack Cole Bobo, 77, of Arley, passed away March 29, 2018, at Brookwood Baptist Health.

Visitation will be held Monday, April 2, 2018, from 10 until 11 a.m., at Arley United Methodist Church, with funeral service following at 11 a.m., with Kilgore-Green Funeral Home directing. Burial will be at Arley United Methodist Church Cemetery, with Mac Buttram, and Walter Cash officiating.

Jack was a graduate of the University of Alabama with a Mechanical Engineering Degree. He was employed over 30 years with CBI Industries, where he was World-Wide Construction Manager. He moved his family many places while working and then retired to Smith Lake in Arley. While retired, he was active in the Arley Community with building the Arley Public Library and active at Arley UMC. He was a precious husband, wonderful daddy and absolutely loved his grandchildren. He loved to laugh and always showed the joy of knowing Jesus as his personal Savior.

He was preceded in death by his parents, E.K. and Linnie Lee Bobo; sister, Reita Entrekin (Bill); grandparents, Toliver and Elora Shelton, and Lee and Minnie Bobo.

He is survived by his wife Evelyn Gray Bobo; children, Julie Watts (Gannon), and Jill Moran; grandchildren, John Cole Watts, Laura Grace Watts, Allison Elora Kornegay (Tucker), Susannah Taylor Farmer, and Emily Anne Moran; and a host of family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Arley United Methodist Church or Arley Public Library.


  • Mr. Jack Cole Bobo Monday, April 2, 2018
  • Mr. Jack Cole Bobo Monday, April 2, 2018

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