Douglas A. Kobie

Douglas A. Kobie

September 23, 1947 ‐ December 12, 2020
Douglas A. Kobie
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio Resided In: Cleveland, Ohio

Douglas Arthur Kobie, age 73, of Bay Village, Ohio passed away December 12, 2020.  He was the son of the late Clarence & GraceKobie, loving brother of Arla Maree Scott.  Beloved uncle of Kristyn Butler (Randy) & Duane Sheldon, Jr. (Laura).  Dear friend of Kathleen Gavan Van Almen (J. Brian Van Almen, Jr.) and great nieces & nephews (Justin, Kyle, Jordan, Jacy, Ajay & Emmy).

Doug was born on September 23, 1947 in Lakewood, Ohio.  He grew up in Bay Village & graduated from Bay Village High, class of 1965.  He then attended New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, New Mexico, where he received a baseball scholarship and graduated in 1969.  After returning to Ohio, Doug worked 40 years at Squires Roofing.  Doug was an avid Cleveland sports fan, and he especially loved the Cleveland Indians, the Cleveland Browns and his beloved dog, Gunner.

Doug was blessed with many friends & he will be missed by all.

Guest Comments

Mella Ponish

So sorry to hear about the passing of Doug. He was a good friend to someone I loved dearly (Rob Crow aka Bo). I am so glad to have known you. You were always such a nice and kind person. My sincere condolences to the Kobie family.
RIP Doug

Lynnie McPhee Gustafson
Alameda, Ca

DOUG a.k.a. Kob...We’ve been friends since the third grade in Bay Village Ohio started out at Normandy and then your family moved to the other end of Bay, but that didn’t stop us from being incredibly wonderful friends. I’m so glad that I got to talk to you on your birthday September 23, 2020. It sounded good and believe me everybody misses you/ missed you So very much. Thank you for always being such a wonderful wonderful friend. Love and hugs, Lynnie MCPHEE

Bill Fritz
San Jose

Doug and i go back to when we were 6 or so. We lived on Huntmere Drive as kids. Known each other for our whole lives. Were next door neighbors.

Gary Woodson
Galloway, Oh

I am so sorry for your loss, and I have you in my prayers.

Laura Sheldon
Dublin, Ohio

Miss you Doug. Always a smile and you brought joy every time we were together. Love and Comfort to Arla.

Arnie and Pattie Mayhet
Bay Village Ohio

Condolences to Doug’s family and friends at this time .
We’re sorry for your loss .

Lawrence Franz
Fairview park, Ohio

I didn't know Doug but I'm friends with Brian and if Doug was anything like Brian he was a good man. The only thing you can say is he's in a better place now believe me when I say I understand how you feel !

Anne and Chuck Germana
North Royalton Ohio

Please accept our sincere sympathies to Doug's family and Kathleen VanAlmen and Brian VanAlmen.

Randy Butler
Hilliard, Ohio

You will be missed by all. Love to Arla and his family.

Justin Miller

I am sorry uncle Doug left us so soon.
We love you grandma Arla.

Duane Sheldon JR
5173 Reddington Ct Dublin, OH 43017

We will miss you. See if you can influence some more Cleveland Browns wins up there!
We love you.

Jordan Butler
Hilliard, Ohio

Love and thoughts to Grandma Arla, we know you will really miss your brother.

Kyle Miller
Hilliard, Ohio

Going to miss you Uncle Doug. Love and prayers to all.

Kristyn Butler
Hilliard, Ohio

We will miss you Doug.
We will miss your laugh and jokes.
We will miss your kindness.
Love you always.