Barry Hobbs

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Barry Glenn Hobbs

CHINA GROVE - Mr. Barry Glenn Hobbs, 49, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Rowan County.

Mr. Hobbs was born Aug. 14, 1963, in Cabarrus County, a son of the late Madison Hastings and Gwendolyn Waldroup Nunn. He was the minister of music and Fine Arts at Kannapolis Church of God. Barry was the chief operating officer of information technology. He was the co-owner of Hobbs Mixed Martial Arts and Salon 419, both in Kannapolis.

Barry was an anointed worship leader and touched the lives of many. He was a loving husband, father, brother and uncle.

Barry is survived by his wife, Joy Helms Hobbs; two children, Anna Renee Hobbs and Madison Jerry Hobbs, both of China Grove; three brothers, Tom Nunn of China Grove, Tim Nunn of Lexington and Frank Hobbs of Florida; and father and mother-in-law Jerry and Janet Helms of China Grove.

Service: A celebration of life service will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13 at Kannapolis Church of God. Pastor Sam Crisp, Pastor John Taylor and Pastor Mike Oney will officiate.

Visitation: The family will receive friends from 3 to 5:30 p.m., prior to the service, at the church.

Memorials: May be made to Mike Oney Prison Ministry, 2513 Wedgewood Drive, Salisbury, NC 28146; Kannapolis Church of God, 2211 W. "A" St., Kannapolis, NC 28081; Geron Davis Ministries, P.O. Box 1589, Brentwood, TN 37024; Nancy Harmon Ministries, P.O. Box 210369, Bedford, TX 76095; or Ellen Roachelle Ministries, P.O. Box 128, Highland Springs, VA 23075.

Remembrances for the family may be made at

Lady's Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family of Mrs. Hobbs.
Published in Salisbury Post on Dec. 12, 2012