Marvin Gilbert Hobson

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Marvin Gilbert Hobson

SPENCER - Marvin Gilbert Hobson, age 96, of Spencer, passed away on Friday Aug. 17, 2012 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital.

Mr. Hobson was born in Yadkin County to the late Charles Gurney Hobson and Nancy Groce Hobson.

Mr. Hobson was a WWII veteran, worked for Duke Power as a meter superintendent, and was a member of East Bend Friends Meeting.

Those left to cherish his memory are two sons, Gil Hobson (Brenda) of Pfafftown and Eddy Snow of Salisbury; five grandchildren Gib Hobson, Wes Hobson, Kassy Hobson, Lee Snow (Betsy), and Adria Troyan (Major Joe), and two great grandchildren Caroline Snow and Caylee Snow.

In addition to his parents Mr. Hobson was preceded in death by his wife Patti Bowman Hobson, his daughter Elizabeth Mascareno and seven sisters and one brother.

Visitation and Services: Funeral services for Mr. Hobson will be conducted on Monday Aug. 20, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Huff Funeral Home Chapel with the Pastor Bobby Choplin officiating. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in the East Bend Friends Cemetery with military rites by Hamptonville VFW Post 10346.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to East Bend Friends Meeting at 128 Quaker Ave. East Bend, NC 27018.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the nurses and staff at Homestead Hills.

Huff Funeral Home of East Bend is respectfully serving the Hobson family. Online condolences may be made at

Published in Salisbury Post on Aug. 19, 2012
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