Pierre Cobb brings a wealth of knowledge from around the
world. Growing up in his hometown of
Brooklyn, New York, Pierre knew he always wanted to give back to the community,
which has given so much to him. He is
currently a proud member of the United States Army Reserve and has courageously
served for over 19 years. He has been
mobilized and deployed to many areas, including Iraq and Afghanistan.
Pierre earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Healthcare
Administration, and was a distinguished graduate of Webster University, where
he earned a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management. He also graduated from the American
McAllister Institute of Funeral Services earning his degree in Mortuary
Mr. Cobb began his mortuary career at the renowned Frank R.
Bell Funeral Home in Brooklyn, NY, where he quickly learned the ropes, and rose
to become a Funeral Director. Following
Frank R. Bell funeral home, he relocated to San Antonio, Texas and as a
Licensed Funeral Director served families and volunteered countless hours. Pierre
was later employed by The Department of the Army Casualties Assistant Center as
the Mortuary Affairs Coordinator at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He was responsible for the Great Lakes Region
(Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan), where he processed the remains
of Active Duty Soldiers, Veterans, Dependents, Department of the Army Civilians
(DACs), National Guard and Army Reservists. He later moved to Louisiana to become
the General Manager of Winnfield Funeral Home of Baton Rouge.
Pierre is a proud member of the National Funeral Directors
Association (NFDA), Louisiana Funeral Directors Mortician Association
Pierre’s most significant awards and recognitions
include: Army Service Ribbon, Two National Defense Service Medals, Two Army Achievement Medals, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Two Armed Forces
Reserve Medals with “M” device, Noncommissioned Officers Professional
Development Ribbon with number “3” device, Army Commendation Medal, Army Good
Conduct Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Six Army Reserve
Components Achievement Medals just to name a few.
His lifetime motto has always been “Always
rise to the top because the bottom is just to crowded”.