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Richard H Cobb

May 4, 1931 ~ February 6, 2018 (age 86)

Gardiner-Richard H. Cobb, 86, formerly of West Street, Gardiner went to be with the Lord and his beloved Dottie on February 6, 2018.  He was born in Brunswick, Maine, on May 4, 1931, the son of Alton and Iola Hamlin Cobb. 

He was a graduate of Gardiner High School class of 1949 and graduated from DeVry University in Chicago, Illinois.

Dick was employed by Kodak for many years, a position he truly loved and spoke very fondly about, especially his travels within the State of Maine. 

He was a member of the Masonic Herman Lodge, Past Patron of the Eastern Star Chapter –Marion # 63 and served on the City of Gardiner Planning Board from 1989-2000.

Dick and his wife, Dottie, shared a deep passion for collecting and restoring vintage MG automobiles, many of which can be viewed at the Owls Head Transportation Museum. 

He was especially fond of the house he and Dottie built themselves in Gardiner and was an avid outdoorsman and member of the Big Buck Club of Maine

He enjoyed traveling and attending the Barrett Jackson automobile auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, on a yearly basis. 

He was predeceased by his wife Dorothy Cobb. He is survived by two nephews, Brian Cobb of Scarborough ME and David Cobb of Randolph ME and his sister-in-law, Jessie Cobb, of West Gardiner ME.

We would like to thank Bay Square and the staff for the wonderful care they provided for Dick.

Visiting will be at Staples Funeral Home, 53 Brunswick Ave in Gardiner Maine, Monday, February 19th from 4pm to 6pm and a burial service will be in the spring. An Eastern Star service will be held at 4:30pm during the visitation on Monday, February 19th.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:

Owls Head Transportation Museum
117 Museum Street
PO Box 277
Owls Head ME 04854


Alzheimer’s Association

383 US Route One, Ste.2

Donations may be made to:

Owls Head Transportation Museum
117 Museum Drive P.O.Box 277, Owls Head ME 04854

Alzheimer's Association Maine Chapter
383 US Route One Suite 2C Scarborough, Maine 04074,

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