Obituary: Fred Ralston Hobbs

Friday, June 25, 2010

Fred Ralston Hobbs, 63, of Eagleville, died Thursday, June 24, 2010.

A native of Warren County, he was the son of the late Isaac Clarence Hobbs and Myrtle Ralston Hobbs who survives. He moved to Eagleville with his mother in 1949, after the death of his father. Mr. Hobbs was a beef cattle farmer and a retired Realtor and auctioneer with 40 years of service. He served three terms as a state Representative and was a former Mayor of Eagleville for 12 years and served on the Rutherford County Board of Education as chairman for 20 years. Mr. Hobbs was a member and elder of the Mt. Vernon Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Sherry Read Hobbs of Eagleville; his mother, Myrtle Ralston Hobbs of Eagleville; daughter, Amanda Hobbs of Eagleville; two stepdaughters, Tina Majors and Dawn (Thomas "Chip") Milliken, all of Eagleville; grandson, Wyatt Hobbs; and two stepgrandchildren, Kodi and Kali Majors.

Visitation will be Friday, June 25, from 4 until 8 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home and Saturday, June 26, from 1 p.m. until service time.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Yates officiating. Burial will follow at Lone Oak Cemetery in Lewisburg.

For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.