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Sam Hobbs

Samuel Lynn Hobbs Sr., 76, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at West Tennessee Healthcare Volunteer Hospital in Martin.
A memorial and Celebration of Life service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Murphy Funeral Home, with Dr. Mike Sams officiating. Visitation with the family will be from noon until the hour of services Thursday at the funeral home.
The family requests memorials be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation or the Dementia Foundation.
He was retired from the former Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Janet Arlene Tarrant Hobbs of Martin; daughters, Dawn (Roy Kevin) Cates of Martin and Robin (Joey) Taylor of Ripley; son, Samuel Lynn Hobbs Jr. of Ann Arbor, Mich.; sisters, Sandra Dexter of Martin and Beverly Domschot of Jackson, Miss.; brothers, Arnie Hobbs and Nicky Hobbs, both of Jackson; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel T. Hobbs and Jannette Hart Hobbs.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.murphyfuneralhome.net.

Published 1.29.19

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