Hobbs, Rufus Carl Mr. Rufus Carl Hobbs met his Lord and Savior Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Hobbs, born Jan. 2, 1930, is preceded in death by his twin daughters, Onita and Juanita Hobbs; He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mrs. Jane Hobbs; brother J.W. Hobbs; son Danny Hobbs of Huntsville; daughters Kathy Stuart of Mesquite and Debbie Shepherd of Forney; Seven grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. Mr. Hobbs, born in Comanche, OK, was a business owner in Sunnyvale, TX, for 30+ years before retiring in 1995. He founded Sunnyvale Fence Co. and later Hobbs Excavating Co. He was a community leader in Sunnyvale, serving on the Town Council for almost ten years, Mayor Pro Tem and volunteer firefighter. A celebration of his life will take place Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Gonzalez Funeral Home. 1111 Military Parkway Mesquite, Texas.
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Published in Dallas Morning News on Oct. 2, 2013