He is the son of the late Alex and Zola Phelps Cobb.
He was a Sergeant in the Korean War. Millard also was a farmer for 40 years, owner of C & H Farm Supply, Roanoke Valley Cotton Gin, C & C Mobile Home Park and Heath’s Mobile Home Park. He served on the BB&T Bank Board for 20 years, North Carolina Farm Bureau Board for numerous years and a deacon at The First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Roanoke Rapids.
Millard is survived by his wife, Rachel Hodges Cobb; his son, Richard “Ricky” Cobb and his wife Jean Hinson Cobb; his granddaughter, Megan Cobb; his sisters, Maggie Dickens and Marie Thomason and her husband Marshall and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held 2:30 P.M. Monday, February 13, 2017 at Crestview Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Barry Gardner officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service and other times at the home, 2847 Highway 48.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hockadayfs.com.