L D Hobbs – Obituary

By  | June 28, 2018 | Filed under: Ardmore Chapel, Obituaries

L D Hobbs 95, of Huntsville,AL died Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Crestwood Medical Center, Huntsville, Alabama.

Born Thursday, April 26, 1923 in Elkmont, AL, he was the son of John Worley Hobbs and Minnie Pearl Mitchell Hobbs.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Delbert Hobbs; sisters, Stella Bevels, Ailene Hodges, Janene Wales, Mildred Lewter, and Ruth Franklin.

He is survived by his great-great nephew, Chad Hobbs(Mandy Teng); several nieces and nephews; andmany great and great-great nieces and nephews.

Mr. Hobbs was a Methodist and loved Boyds Chapel Methodist Church where he grew up. He was a graduate of Ardmore High School. He then joined the Navy where he served in a commando unit in the South Pacific, of which 18 months was served in New Guinea. After military service he worked 2 years in the Ardmore post office. He then moved to Nashville and attended college where he studied accounting. After college he worked in Washington D.C. for the V.A. and the Navy department. He moved back to Nashville where he worked for the Internal Revenue Service . He was recruited by the National Life and Accident Ins. Co. For 15 years he traveled as an auditor, working in 48 states. He was then promoted to Asst. V.P. in the home office in the personnel department, where he worked for 16 years before retirement.

After retirement he worked as a volunteer for the St. Thomas hospital for 32 years. He often said that this was one of his most rewarding experiences.

A Public Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2018 Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home from 11 am – 1:00 pm.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home at 1:00 pm with Debbie Eubanks officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Ardmore, AL.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.ardmorechapel.com

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