John T. Hobbs, Jr., 88, of Graham passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC. John was born in Orange County to John T. Hobbs, Sr. and Maude Pall Jobe Hobbs both deceased. John was retired from the US Air Force with 30 years service in the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. He was also a member of Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church.
John is survived by his wife, Peggy B. Hobbs of the home. Son, Gary R. Hobbs (Janette) of Sun City, Arizona. Stepson, Terry L. Jordan (Cheryl) of Thomasville, NC. Grandchildren, Keith Hobbs, Mark Hobbs, Lee Hobbs. Step Grandchildren, Brooke Oldham, Casey McLeod, and Zac Oldham. Two great grandchildren and five step great grandchildren. Sister, Dorothy Hobbs Wheeler of Mebane, NC. He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Janet Hobbs. Brothers, Wesley Elmer Hobbs and Thomas Merrill Hobbs and a sister, Elizabeth Hobbs Copeland.
A funeral service was held Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 3 p.m. at Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church. Officiating was Reverend Amanda Dixon. The committal service with full military honors followed in Oakwood Cemetery in Mebane, NC. The family received friends at the church from 2 until 3 p.m. prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church, 4178 Rock Creek Rd., Graham, NC 27253. The Humane Society of Alamance County, PO Box 5117, Burlington, NC 27216. Alamance County Rescue, 110 W., McAden St., Graham, NC 26253.
McClure Funeral and Cremation Service in Graham is service the Hobbs family. Online condolences may be sent at www.mcclurefuneralservice.net.