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Goodwin Keener Cobb III

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Died: 10/20/2008

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Goodwin Keener Cobb III, 63, of Newark, Delaware, passed away on October 20, 2008.

He graduated from Bel Air High School in Bel Air, Maryland, Connnors College Northeastern State University in 1967 and earned a Master’s of Arts in Organization from the University of Phoenix. He taught at the Delaware State School for the Deaf in Newark, was a Resource Room Teacher and served as Speech Therapist in Cecil County Public Schools. He was with the Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in Washington, D.C., where he was the Branch Chief of Planning. He was a member of the Ogletown Baptist Church in Newark, a member of Solomon Masonic Lodge #36, Aberdeen Masonic Lodge, Tuscan Royal Arch Chapter, Concordia Council, 32nd Degree, Scottish Rite of Wilmington, Delaware, York Rite Mason, Eastern Star, and the Boy Scouts. He was founder of the National BIA Very Special Arts Festival, Developed Blue Ribbon Campaign for Prevention of Child Abuse, White House Conference on Indian Education. He served the Ogletown Baptist Church as a Deacon, Bible Study Leader, on the expansion committee for the new multipurpose building and founder of Boy Scouts Troop 316. His other interests included auctioneering, crafts, activities with family and grandchildren and many ministry projects.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Paula Cobb; his children, Kizzie Kalityo Cobb and husband Josh Given and their children, Noah and Zoe of Middletown; Goodwin Keener Cobb IV and wife Maria Cobb and their children, Goodwin V and Edward of Newark, and Quay Mahkila Cobb of Newark.