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Jimmy Doyle Hobby Sr.

September 24, 2013

Jimmy Doyle Hobby Sr., 77, of Benton passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. He was born Dec. 29, 1935, in Saline County. Jimmy was a retired mechanic, a member of Sardis United Methodist Church and a U.S. Air Force veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harlie and Lethel Dorsey Hobby; his wife, Melba; and a daughter, Vicki Abbott.
He is survived by two sons, Jimmy Doyle Hobby Jr. of Benton and David Hobby of Benton; two daughters, Wanda Jones of Benton and Debra King of Jacksonville; a brother, Donald Hobby of Benton; 11 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at noon Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Sardis United Methodist Church. Burial will be held at McPherson Cemetery in Sardis.
Visitation is set from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Sept. 24, at Ashby Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sardis United Methodist Church.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.

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