January 7, 1966-
April 19, 2014
Columbus, GA- Edward John Hobbs, Jr. 48, of 3110 Lansing Avenue, Columbus passed Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the Midtown Medical Center. Funeral services will be 11:00AM Friday, April 25, 2014 at New Providence Baptist Church, 5227 14th Avenue with Pastor Fred H. Hobbs, officiating. Interment will follow at Green Acres Cemetery with military honors according to Hill-Watson-People's Funeral Service LLC, 2919 Hamilton Road. Visitation will be today, Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 1:00PM-7:00PM at the funeral home. Mr. Hobbs was born January 7, 1966 in Columbus, Georgia son of the late Edward Hobbs, Sr. and Mrs. Catherine Howard Hobbs. Edward was a 1984 graduate of WM Henry Shaw High School and a 1992 graduate of Columbus state University. He was a United States Army Veteran and an Administrative Specialist-Primary Leadership. Edward's military honors include the Army Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Rifle and Marksman, Hand Grenade Expert, NCO Professional and the Development Ribbon. Mr. Hobbs leaves to cherish his memories his mother, Catherine Hobbs, Columbus, GA; son, Diop John Davis; sister, Adona Desmona Chaney; 3 nephews; 1 niece; 5 great nieces and a host of other relatives and friends.
People's Funeral Service of Columbus, Inc.
1604 Talbotton Road Columbus, GA 31901
Published in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Apr. 24, 2014