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1966 James 2017

James L. "Jim" Cobado

May 25, 1966 — May 20, 2017

James L. Cobado        “family man”

WEST CLARKSVILLE, NY---James L. “Jim” Cobado, 50, of West Clarksville, formerly of Oswayo, PA, passed away unexpectedly while at work in his semi in Washington County, PA, on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

Born on May 25, 1966 in Olean, he was a son of Kent and Sandra V. “Sandi” Grom Cobado.  On April 8, 2012 in Shinglehouse, he married Bonnie R. Williams, who survives.

He attended Coudersport High School.  Jim was a self-employed owner/operator trucker.

He enjoyed dirt track racing for many years and also enjoyed boating.  His greatest love was his family.

Surviving besides his wife are his parents, Kent Cobado of Allegany and Sandi (David) Coletti of Portville; three children, Travis L. (Jenifer Low) Cobado of Coudersport, Michelle L. (Jared Preston) Cobado of Oswayo, and Robert J. Cobado, at home; and two grandchildren, Launah Cobado and Leightan Preston.

Jim was predeceased by his stepmother, Barb Cobado.

Friends may call from 1 pm to 2pm on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, where a memorial service will follow at 2 pm with Pastor Karmon M. Wood of the Coryville Church of Faith, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the McKean County Raceway, 7172 PA-46, Smethport, PA 16749, to establish a memorial event in Jim’s name.

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