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Stephen L. Hobbs age 51, of Cold Springs, NV, passed away at Renown Hospital in Reno, NV, of injuries sustained from a Hit & Run accident. The driver of the car is still at large.

Stephen was born April 15, 1964 in Chandler, AZ.

Stephen leaves behind his lovely wife of 13 years Marie Hobbs and their children Brandon Hobbs of Wheatland, CA. and Anna & Stephen Hobbs of Cold Springs, NV.

Stephen is also survived by his Mother Anne Hobbs of Yuba City, CA. Stephen also leaves behind four siblings, three sisters: Diane (Bill) Neff of Kirkland, AZ., Gail Rameriz of Prescott, AZ., Kimberly (Charles) Kirby of Yuba City, CA. and a brother Russell (Kim) Ballinger of Visalia, CA, his in-laws Linda Taylor along with Joe (Mary) Bortolotto. Stephen left behind many wonderful cousins, nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind many friends and co-workers whom he considered family.

Stephen is preceded in death by his Father Stephen E. Hobbs, his father in-laws Doug Taylor and Guido Bortolotto.

Stephen attended Sutter High School and then onto Yuba City High School, where he graduated in 1982. He went onto Yuba College to get certified in the Automotive Repair Field. He went onto work at Lexus in Sacramento and then onto a job with the City of Sacramento.

He then attended the Correctional Academy in Lodi, CA. While at the Academy, he met his lovely bride Marie Hobbs.

He was then hired by the State of California High Desert State Prison where he worked as a Correctional Officer for 14 years, until his death.

Stephen loved riding motorcycles on and off road. He loved to target practice. Most of all he loved spending time with his family. Stephen loved people. He was a practical joker and loved making people laugh. His sense of humor will be missed by all.

Services will be Monday July 20, 2015 at 11:00am at Granite Hills Baptist Church 10350 Red Rock Road. Reno, Nevada 89508

Graveside services will follow immediately after services at Mountain View Cemetery 425 Stoker Avenue. Reno, Nevada 89513

A donation fund has been set up online for Stephen's wife and children. The direct link to the account is http://www.gofundme.com/zbh9t2j8g or Search Gofundme.com for Stephen Hobbs Justice and Medical exp.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on July 17, 2015
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