AUGUSTA, Ga.- Mr. John David Hobbs, of Martinez, died Saturday, September 4, 2004, at the University Hospital.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 7, 2004 at Platt's Belair Road Chapel with Rev. Steve Spencer officiating. Burial followed in Bellevue Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Hobbs was a longtime resident of Martinez. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and was retired from Civil Service at Ft. Gordon. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Evans and a member of Masonic Lodge 710, in Martinez.
Survivors include his beloved wife, Edna Newsome Hobbs; a son, Dennis Hobbs and wife, Lee, of Evans; two daughters, Deborah Sloan-Walker and husband, Gordon, of Shreveport, La. and Phyllis Martin and husband, Randy, of Thomson; son-in-law, Dr. Allen Sloan of Augusta; a sister, Blondell H. Story of Evans; six grandchildren and four step grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Bob Barnes, Clifford Jeffcoat, Todd Matthews, Bill Shank , Glen Thompson and Paxton Thompson.
If so desired Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Evans, 515 N. Belair Road Evans, Ga. 30809, or to the Charity of one's choice.
Platt's Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.