Obituary: Herschel R. Hobbs

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Herschel R. Hobbs, 70, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, June 26, 2010, at his residence.

A native of Bedford County, he was the son of the late Annie Riddle Hobbs and Oscar Hobbs. He enjoyed boating and was retired from Trott Group Trucking as a truck driver and was a member of East Commerce Baptist Church of Lewisburg.

Mr. Hobbs was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Kenneth Hobbs; and a nephew, Scott Hobbs.

Survivors include his loving wife of 25 years, Sadie Elizabeth Blackwell Hobbs of Lewisburg; three sons, Marcus Shane Hobbs of Murfreesboro,Thomas Hobbs of Texas, and Toby Hobbs of the Wheel Community; one daughter, Terri Hobbs of Tampa Bay, Fla.; and one stepdaughter, Lois Mai Vaughn of Summerville, S.C. Several grandchildren, neices and nephews also survive.

Funeral services for Mr. Hobbs will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 30, from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Brother James Hickey officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Park Cemetery.

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