William Francis Kobie 79, passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2022. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 21, 1942, to William Henry Kobie and Ruth Wynne Kobie. Bill is the oldest of 5 children. Bill met the love of his life Marianne Fricker and they were married on Valentine’s Day 1984. They enjoyed traveling cross country via RV, boating, fishing and relaxing on the beach.
Bill joined the Philadelphia Fire Department in 1973 and worked for 30 loyal years.
Bill is preceded in death by: his parents; William and Ruth Kobie, his daughter; Anjeanine Dabney passed age 47, two sons; Micah Kobie passed age 33, James Fricker passed age 3 and grandson, Robert Dabney passed age 20.
Survived by: His wife Marianne Kobie of 37 years, son; William J Kobie, daughter; Natalynne Kobie Taylor. Four grandchildren, Beau Hicks, Marainda McKinley, Moira Dabney and James Taylor and two great-grandchildren Eric and Amber. His siblings Carol (Richard); Gary (Linda); Karen (Tom) and Denise. His goddaughter; Jenna Bowker and her children Joey and Starla, godson; James Andrews and so many loving nieces, nephews and friends.
Services will be held privately by the family. Donation can be made to the charity of your choice in leu of flowers.