Olin (Pete) Dobbs, 84, of Dunnellon, Fla., passed away March 27, 2014. Olin was born in Gibbs, Mo., June 6, 1929.
Olin is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Annabelle of Dunnellon; children, Kathy (Ray) Sanders of Harrison, Ohio and Patty (Dennie) Adams of Bradenton; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and other family and friends. Olin is preceded in death by his parents, William A. Dobbs and Luella Stewart, two brothers and two sisters.
He achieved his associates' degree, was a veteran of the Marine Corps, and worked as a Postal Carrier for the U.S. Post Office of Quincy, Ill. He was an active member of First United Methodist Church of Dunnellon, National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors, Rainbow Rivers Club, Honorary Member of Dunnellon Chamber of Commerce, Master Gardener of Citrus County Chapter and for the past 20 years he worked with Citrus County Fair in the Horticultural Building. Olin (Pete) will be greatly missed by many.
The funeral service was Monday at First United Methodist Church, the Rev. Eddie Fulford officiating. Visitation was 2 p.m. Monday, at First United Methodist Church. Internment was at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. Funeral arrangements are being carefully handled by Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon. For those who wish to make donations in memory of Olin, First United Methodist Church Library or First United Methodist Church Prayer Garden would be appreciated by family.