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Passing of Jim Cobb??!!??
« on: February 13, 2018, 09:12:59 AM »
Cruising around the Facebook and I discover that he and his wife both passed?

Mind officially blown.

Fellow cheesehead at that...

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Re: Passing of Jim Cobb??!!??
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2018, 09:16:34 AM »
holy shit
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Re: Passing of Jim Cobb??!!??
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2018, 09:17:32 AM »
WHAT?!? When how?  :o
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Re: Passing of Jim Cobb??!!??
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2018, 09:17:42 AM »
WHAT!?!?!  :'(
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Re: Passing of Jim Cobb??!!??
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2018, 09:20:15 AM »
Holy Crap...you gotta be kidding!  :o

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Re: Passing of Jim Cobb??!!??
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2018, 09:23:05 AM »
I was really dreading hearing this news.

James randomly stopped returning our emails at the beginning of January, and I didn't have any other way of getting in touch.

He will be sorely missed.
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Re: Passing of Jim Cobb??!!??
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2018, 09:23:29 AM »
Per Facebook, the circumstances are most bizarre.  I will not speculate, but his sister-in-law posted of his passing January 18.

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Re: Passing of Jim Cobb??!!??
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2018, 09:24:39 AM »
Terrible news.  :'(
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Re: Passing of Jim Cobb??!!??
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2018, 09:25:14 AM »
That's a shame.  He always struck me as a class act.
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Re: Passing of Jim Cobb??!!??
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2018, 09:37:07 AM »
Damn. Very sad news. RIP, Jim.
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Re: Passing of Jim Cobb??!!??
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2018, 09:44:02 AM »
What awful news. RIP Jim.
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Re: Passing of Jim Cobb??!!??
« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2018, 09:46:22 AM »
Sad too.

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Re: Passing of Jim Cobb??!!??
« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2018, 09:46:34 AM »
Some of his articles for us here

http://grogheads.com/tag/cobb
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Re: Passing of Jim Cobb??!!??
« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2018, 09:55:49 AM »
One of the best wargame reviewers of all time.

May God have mercy on his soul.