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Sonny Hobbs

August 27, 1943 — April 10, 2017

Sonny Hobbs

Sonny Marion Hobbs, age 73, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017, at The Medical Center of Peach County in Byron, GA.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 3:00pm on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Bethel Primitive Baptist Cemetery in Butler, GA, with Rev. Mike Brandenberg officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, from 6:00 to 8:00PM.

Mr. Hobbs was born August 27, 1943, in Taylor County, GA, to James Otha and Clara Hurtt Hobbs. He was employed as the Manager of Suggs Machine. Mr. Hobbs enjoyed gardening and growing vegetables. He loved his cows and loved to work. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, a sister and two daughters, Michelle Tillman and Carole Armstrong.

He is survived by two daughters, Lisa and Tim Bodrey of Butler, GA, and Sherry and Earl Catron of Macon, GA; by a brother, Herman and Nancy Hobbs of Woodbury, GA; by three sisters, Margie Boyt of Thomaston, GA, Joy and Phillip Corley of Thomaston, GA, and Theresa and Jeff Waddell of Woodbury, GA; five grandchildren, Jennifer and Jason Thompson, Eric and Jessica Catron, Heather Bodrey, Ashley Tillman, and Aimee Tillman; and five great-grandchildren, Brian, Emily, Wyatt, Autumn, and Bella Rose. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Watson-Tante Funeral Home of Buena Vista, GA, is in charge of the arrangements. 

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Past Services


Tuesday, April 11, 2017

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Way-Watson Funeral Home

Buena Vista, WI

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bethel Primitive Baptist Cemetery

Butler, GA

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