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Donald Gee Hobson

Lebanon, VA –Donald Gee Hobson, age 87, went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 7, 2021. Born March 21, 1934. He was U.S. Army Veteran and 293  rd    Military Police Company attached to 5    th    Army Fort Ord, California and Camp Desert Rock, Nevada. He observed seventeen nuclear blasts during his military career. He later worked for the Russell County Sheriff’s Office. He loved to spend time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He loved anything to do with baseball. He was a member of Faith Independent Baptist Church.  

He was preceded in death by his parents: James and Golden Hobson; step-mother: Lillian Hobson; wife: Elizabeth Hobson; brothers: William A. Hobson; sisters: Jacklyn Combs, June Fields, Carolin Musick.

He is survived by his daughter: Darlia Hobson; sons: Donald Hobson and wife Cheryl, Tim Hobson and wife Rhonda all of Lebanon; sisters: Ramona Ashmore and husband Fred, Connie Sue Dotson and husband Joe; brother: Johnny Hobson and wife Debra; six grandchildren: Beth Carter, Brandon Hobson, Bryan Hobson, Eric Hobson, Tracy Taylor and Alexis Musick; two great-grandchildren: Annsly Hobson and Piper Hobson; several nieces and nephews; a special K-9 companion: ChiChi.

Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Combs-Hess Funeral Service Chapel. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. prior to the service. Committal service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday at West Hill Cemetery. All those wishing to attend should meet at the funeral home by 1:45 p.m. to go in procession to the cemetery. VFW Post 9864 of Lebanon, VA will conduct military rites.

Serving as pallbearers will be his grandsons and Jaden Campbell, Ethan Taylor and Chris Griffith.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family online at Combs – Hess Funeral Service, 291 Highway 71 Fincastle Road, Lebanon, VA 24266 (276) 889-4444 is serving the Hobson family.


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