Gary W. Hobson, 68, of North Baltimore, passed away at 1:35 p.m., Thursday, January 25, 2018, at the Wood County Hospital, Bowling Green.
He was born on March 18, 1949, in Galion, Ohio to the late Wayne and Leta (Vanderkooi) Hobson. He married Ruby Brown on August 15, 1968 and she survives. Gary is also survived by his son, Todd (Ashley) Hobson of Mt. Gilead; his daughter, Tammy Seibert of North Baltimore; his brothers: Shane Hobson of Mt. Gilead and Bruce Hobson; his sisters: Debbie (George) Franz of Myrtle Beach, SC and Betty (Dave) Brown of Gallipolis, OH; his grandchildren: Gavin, Kayliee, Ryliee, Brittany, Heather, Tiffany (Wayne), Kaleb; his great-grandchildren: Nevaeh, Sophie, Maddy, Kaiden and Jace.
Gary was a retired over the road truck driver. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran (1968-1972), having served our country in the Vietnam War.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore, where visitation will be held 3 hours (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 P.M.) prior to the service at the funeral home. Pastor Bill Cook officiating. Burial will be in New Maplewood Cemetery, North Baltimore.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and/or North Baltimore American Legion Post 539.
Online condolences may be made at www.smithcrates.com.