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James H. "Jim" Hobbs

June 10, 1933 September 3, 2018
James H. "Jim" Hobbs
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MARSHALL- James H. “Jim” Hobbs, 85, of Marshall, Indiana passed away at 10:27 am Monday, September 3, 2018 at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

He was a retired building electrician from R.R. Donnelley and Sons in Crawfordsville with more than 30 years of service.

He was born at home June 10, 1933 in Waggoner, Illinois to the late O.B. Hobbs and Lucy Ann Fee Hobbs.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Loretta Lucille Ball Hobbs whom he married October 19, 1952 in Judson and passed away January 20, 2015.

Survivors include four sons, Richard L. (Bonnie L.) Hobbs of Marshall, Gary N. (Roberta J.) Hobbs of Marshall, David W. (Lisa J.) Hobbs of Lafayette and James Dennis (Pamela W.) Hobbs of Marshall; nine grandchildren, Laurie B. (Collin) Harbison, Ryan A. (Meaghan E.) Hobbs, Lauren (Kyle) Harbison, Casey Hobbs, David M. (Bailey M.)Hobbs, Elizabeth L. (Fiancé Jared Feltner) Hobbs, Katherin Elise (Michael) Mauntel, Olivia Anne (Jeff) Kessinger and James Isaac (Kelsey Grace) Hobbs; 16 great-grandchildren; niece, Louise (Earl) Shirar of Fort Wayne.

He was the last of seven brothers and one sister.

He was a 1951 graduate of Marshall High School and served from 1952 to 1954 with the U.S. Army in England. He was a member and ordained deacon of the Marshall Baptist Church. He actively attended sporting events at Turkey Run High School for many years. He enjoyed vacationing and fishing at Hilton Head, South Carolina and Marco Island, Florida. Services will be 11:00 am Monday, September 10, at the Marshall Baptist Church, 209 East Guion Road, Marshall, with visitation one hour before services and the Rev. Bill Dawson officiating. Burial will follow at Bethany Cemetery in Marshall. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Sunday at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W. Howard Street, Rockville.

Memorials should friends so desire, may be made to Marshall Baptist Church, PO Box 178, Marshall, IN 47859 or Marshall Federated Church, PO Box 57, Marshall, IN 47859 or Bloomingdale Friends Church, PO Box 186, Bloomingdale, IN 47832 in his memory.

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4:00 PM 9/9/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/9/2018 8:00:00 PM
Gooch Funeral Home

112 W. Howard St
Rockville, IN 47872

Gooch Funeral Home
112 W. Howard St Rockville 47872 IN
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Marshall Baptist Church

209 East Guion Road
Marshall, IN 47859

Marshall Baptist Church
209 East Guion Road Marshall 47859 IN
United States

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