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James

Raymond

Hobbs

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July 9, 2020

James Raymond Hobbs, 64, died, Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Mr. Hobbs was born April 14, 1956, the son of the late Willie Hobbs and Rachel Perry Hobbs Knight. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Derwin Hobbs. He was employed on the #2 boiler at Westrock. James was an avid outdoorsman to include hunting, fishing, and had rabbit and coon dogs as well. He was a former member of the Falling Spring Fire Department and Rescue Squad and was involved in Bowling and Softball Leagues as well as did karate and was associated with the Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Club. Of more recent he was in a Bass Club with his son Benjamin. Surviving are his Wife of 27 years, Sheila Wood Hobbs, of Covington; his Son and Daughter-in-law, Benjamin and Kelley Jo Hobbs, of Covington; his Daughter and Son-in-law, Jaimie and Nic Lomasney, of Covington; his Step-daughter, Shea Bogan, of Hot Springs; five grandchildren, Kensi Lomasney, Emily Hobbs, Larkin Lomasney, Zoey Hobbs and Hatcher Lomasney; two Step-grandchildren, Mickael Thrasher and Darien Thrasher; a sister Connie Hobbs of Rapid City, SD and Donna Hobbs of Manassas, two brothers; Melvin Hobbs and Wayne Hobbs both of Yale, his Mother in law Loralee Wood, and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 11:00 AM at the graveside in Alleghany Memorial Park with Rev. Doug Williams officiating. The family will receive their friends Monday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Arritt Funeral Home. Cemetery Information Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:00 AM Alleghany Memorial Park 7008 Winterberry Ave. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:00 AM Alleghany Memorial Park 7008 Winterberry Ave. Covington,VA - 24426 Visition Monday, July 13, 2020 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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