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Wilburn "Willie" E. Hobbs

August 5, 1954 ~ October 12, 2021 (age 67)


Wilburn “Willie" E. Hobbs age 67, of Lansing, Illinois passed away October 12, 2021 in Illinois. He was born August 5,1954 to his parents the late Harrison  and Marie Ratleph Hobbs. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Debbie Tauber; daughter-in-law, Jessica Hobbs; grandson, Lincoln Hobbs.  He served in the United States Marine Corp and he worked as a Bus Mechanic with Illinois School District and later with Pace Transit. He is survived by his wife, Janice Hobbs of Illinois; children, Adam (Lindsay) Hobbs of Georgia, Josh (Daphne) Hobbs of Smithville, and Greg (Natalie) Hobbs of Texas; step-children, Michael (Dongmei) Obrien, Jennifer (Venkat) Venkat, Amy (Jake) Dutton; several grandchildren; brother-in-law, Jack Tauber. The family has honored Mr. Hobbs request to be cremated and an Graveside Memorial Service will be held Monday October 25, 2021 at 5:00PM at DeKalb Memorial Gardens with Bro. Michael Hale officiating. There will not be any visitation or services held at the funeral home. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery for Graveside Memorial Service at 5:00PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of local arrangements.

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Graveside Service
October 25, 2021

5:00 PM
DeKalb Memorial Gardens
Hwy 56
Smithville, TN 37166

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