Billy Hobbs, Sr., age 80, of Petros, TN passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He served his country for 4 years in the US Navy. He was also a policeman for 5 years in Atlanta Georgia before he retired from Brushy Mountain Prison in Petros for 32 years.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Gladys Hobbs; wife, Barbara Hobbs; twin brother, Bob Hobbs.
He is survived by his daughter, Enola Gay (Isaac) Santana; son, Billy Jr. (Sara) Hobbs; grandson, Anthony; granddaughter, Samantha; best fur companion, Slim; sister, Pat Parker; special sister-in-law, Shirley Bunch and a special friend, Eddie White and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
The family will receive friends Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with the funeral to follow at 7:00 p.m. with Bro. Donnie Moore officiating. Graveside services will be Friday, at 11:00 a.m. at the Petros Cemetery in Petros.
In lieu of flowers the family request that contributions be made to the Future Home Of The Morgan County Animal Shelter, 1951 Knoxville Hwy, Wartburg, TN 37887.
Schubert Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Billy Hobbs.