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DURHAM - Andrew Weston Hobbs, 1-month-old infant, of Durham, died Friday, Oct. 30, 2009. Andrew was born Oct. 1, 2009, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, to Gene and Becky Hobbs. Andrew was a brave boy with more courage and strength than one could imagine. He meant more to his family in his short life than can be explained in words. We hope that his example in life will allow others to appreciate the time they have with their own loved ones. We will forever love you, Andrew, and live for the moment we can be with you again in Heaven. Andrew is survived by his parents; grandparents, Tom and Carol Glass of Lakeland, Fla., Jack Jones of Astor, Fla., and Gene and Carlotta Hobbs of Fayetteville; aunts and uncles, Bryan and Susan O'Steen of Lakeland, Fla., and Joshua and Katie McEwen of Lakeland. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Andrew's name be made to either The Association of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research, Awareness, and Support (CHERUBS), www.cdhsupport.org, or The Parker Reese Foundation, P.O. Box 2199, Elizabethtown, NC 28337. Please include "Andrew Hobbs Memorial" on the memo line of your check. For further information, please visit www.baby andrewhobbs.blogspot.com. A memorial service was held at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, in the chapel of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Durham. Dr. Benji Kelley presided. Online memorials may be sent to www.hallwynne.com. Select obituaries. Services entrusted to Hall-Wynne Funeral Service of Durham.

Published in Fayetteville Observer on Nov. 8, 2009
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