A native of Kirbyton, he was a 1956 graduate of Cunningham High School and a 1960 graduate of Murray State University.
Mr. Hobbs was a retired mechanical engineer from Martin Marrietta (USEC) of Paducah after 30 years of service. He was a member of Lone Oak First Baptist Church.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Revs. Dan Summerlin and Mike Williams officiating with burial to follow in the Kirbyton Cemetery.
Friends may call after 5 p.m. Wednesday at Milner & Orr Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Youth Missions at Lone Oak First Baptist Church, 3601 Lone Oak Rd., Paducah, KY 42001.
You may leave a message or light a candle at www. milnerandorr.com.