Richard Cobb Sr. was born to the late George Cobb Sr. and Mary Bell Peete Cobb on May 3, 1922 in Minden. He was the 10 of 14 children born to Mr. and Mrs. Cobb.
He accepted Christ as his personal savior at age 11 and joined the Mt. Calm Baptist Church and remained a dedicated member of the church for 80+ years. The oldest male member of Mt. Calm, Mr. Cobb faithfully served the usher ministry until his health began to fail. He served as Treasurer for the ushers for many