Bobby Cofield

Obituary of Bobby Ray Cofield

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Funeral services for Bobby Ray Cofield, age 80, of Newell will be held on Friday, June 17, 2022, at 2:00 PM at Union Baptist Church with Bro. Jim Craig officiating.  Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, June 16, 2022.  Mr. Cofield will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services beginning on Friday.

Mr. Cofield passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, GA.

Survivors include: one son, Mike Cofield (Dawn) of Springville, AL; two grandchildren, Bobby Ray Cofield (Stephanie) and Michael Allon Cofield; one great-grandchild, Kennedy Cofield; and two sisters, Stella Edwards (Billy) and Carrie Simpson (Jack), both of Newell.

Pallbearers will be Chris Gaines, Greg Gaines, Michael Cofield, Phillip Edwards, Jason Simpson, and Bobby Cofield.

A Newell native, Mr. Cofield was born on September 7, 1941, the son of Cosby “Ted” Hoyt and Lottie Crews Cofield.  He was a member of Union Baptist Church, served in the Army National Guard, and worked in management for Lamar Manufacturing.  Mr. Cofield was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Elaine Cofield; and one sister, Catherine Craft.

Thursday
16
June

Visitation

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, June 16, 2022
Benefield Funeral Home
17624 Highway 431
Wedowee, Alabama, United States
256-357-2888
Friday
17
June

Funeral Services

2:00 pm
Friday, June 17, 2022
Union Baptist Church
7645 Old Highway 431
Newell, Alabama, United States

Interment

Union Baptist Cemetery
7645 Old Highway 431
Newell, Alabama, United States