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“Sally: Our deepest sympathy to you and yours. So saddened over your great Loss. Kay foster ”
1 of 23 | Posted by: Kay foster - Greenville, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: Linda and Henry Robrtson - SC

“Praying for friends to comfort you, Faith to uphold you and loving memories to carry you through. My prayers are with you! Love, Carol ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: carol a. wilkins - greenville, SC

“Our love to all the family. Caroline Tompkins and Caroline Tompkins Reynolds ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Caroline Tompkins Reynolds - SC

“Sarah, am thinking of you and sure do love you! Mary Harris ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: Mary Harris Edwards - Greenville, SC

“Dear Sally and Family, Winston and I are so very sorry to hear of Joe's passing; it seems like just yesterday we enjoyed seeing him so much here...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Winston and Ginny Anderson - SC

“Dear Sally & Family, We were so sorry to read about Joe's passing. He was such a kind and personable man, a true Southern gentleman. He was also a...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Bobby & Mary Crouch - SC

“Our condolences to the Coble family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Kheir & Peggy ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: Kheirallah & Peggy Jafari - SC

“Sally, Please accept our condolences on your loss. We will miss Joe. Bud & Judy ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: Bud & Judy Slaker - Greenville, SC

“Dear Sally, Joe's "graduation service" is on the 20th anniversary of Buddy's passing! When I think of Joe I always think of Buddy and Joe shooting...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Peggy Makepeace - NC - friend

“Sally: C. Hood forwarded the sad news of Joe's death. We are so sorry and send our sympathies and prayers. Our best to you and your family. ...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Dave and Linda Heilig - NC

“Dear Cobles -- We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you're in our prayers. In all our lives, we've never known a better neighbor than...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Gregg, Yu-Ling, and Catheryn Behr - PA

“Sally and family; My sincere condolences on Joe's passing. He was one of the "Joy" boys that I always liked calling on as his regional manager. His...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Richard D. Foote - Ridgeway, SC

“Joe will be missed,he was a true gentleman.He was always kind to invite me and sonny baines to go fishing.our thoughts and prayers are with your...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: louis browne - greenville, SC

“Our deepest condolences to the Coble family. With our love and prayers. From all of us at the Pita House ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Pita House - Greenville, SC

“Sally, Kay and I are so sorry to hear of your husband's passing. He was a young man...from my prospective. We will keep all of you in our...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Ed and Kay (Rufty) Pring - NC

“Joey and Mandy, Have been keeping you in our prayers. Joey, sounds like your daddy was a wonderful man! YOu all will have our love and prayers for...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Katherine Mattice - Greenville, SC

“Please accept my sincere condolences, Joe will be in my prayers. ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Laurent Moriniere - FL - friend

“Sally So sorry to hear of Joe's passing. He was a bright part of our day at the Life Center. Your loss will be felt here. Our love and prayer...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Sue - Greenville, SC

“Mr. Coble was a truly great man. We have been been privileged to know him and the family for many years through their time at Litchfield Beach. Our...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Will Dieter - Pawleys Island, SC

“You go through life and you only meet a handful of people who actually make you better for having known them - Big Joe is one of those people - he...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: tony morgan - easley, SC - friend

“I am sorry for your loss, as I grieve with you. I will be praying for you during this time. ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: Gary Cox - Greenville, SC

“I am so sorry for your loss. I send prayers to all of the family at this time. ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: Judy Rochelle - Salisbury, NC


Charles Joseph "Joe" Coble, of Greenville, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013.

Born in Laurinburg, North Carolina on April 2, 1939, he was the son of the late John Hanner Coble and Alma Presnell Coble. Mr. Coble was a graduate of N.C. State University where he served as the president of the SAE fraternity. After college he served in the United States Army for fifteen months, including a tour in Korea, then moved to Buffalo, New York to work for Buffalo Forge. He was married on September 3, 1965 to Sally Hudson Coble. In 1966, Mr. Coble moved to Greenville where he worked for Stipp & Powell, Inc. He later became a partner and president of the company. He retired in 2006 and loved spending his days at his farm in Gray Court and at Litchfield Beach with his family and friends. Mr. Coble served as a member of the Greenville YMCA Board and was also a member of the Greenville Country Club, Greenville Sportsman's Club, and the Greenville Saltwater Sportsman's Club. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

In addition to his wife of 47 years, Mr. Coble is survived by a son, Charles Joseph Coble, Jr. and his wife Mandy Townsend Coble of Columbia; a daughter, Sarah Hanner Coble Pitts of Mount Pleasant; and four grandchildren, Caroline Taylor Coble, Charles Joseph Coble III, Ronald David Pitts III, and Sarah Foster Pitts; his sister Nancy Coble Marlowe and her husband William Marlowe of Wilson, North Carolina; five nephews and two nieces. He was predeceased by a daughter, Natalie Hudson Coble; a brother, John Hanner Coble, Jr.; and a niece, Elizabeth Marlowe.

A service to celebrate his life will be held on Friday, January 25 at 2:00 PM at First Presbyterian Church in Greenville with burial to immediately follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held at the Cobles' home following the committal service.

The family suggests that donations be made to Meals on Wheels, 15 Oregon Street, Greenville, SC 29605 or to Greenville Free Medical Clinic, 600 Arlington Avenue, Grenville, SC 29601.