Gene Earl Hobbs, 65, of Lincoln, passed away May 10, 2015 at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, IL.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Burial will follow at a later date in Richmond Grove Cemetery, New Holland, IL. Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home in Lincoln has been entrusted with his care.
Gene was born March 14, 1949 in Lincoln, IL., the son of Earl and Doris (Hall) Hobbs. He married Shirley Timmons in 1971 in Decatur, IL.
Mr. Hobbs proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for 25 years. He was a member of Middletown Presbyterian Church. Gene loved to fish.
Surviving are his wife Shirley of Lincoln; his daughter Angelia Hobbs of Lincoln; his grandson Jordan Hobbs also of Lincoln; and his sister Beverly Blue of Indiana.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Donetta Hurst.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.