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Walter J. ‘Bub’ Hobbs Jr.

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST

AMBOY – Walter J. “Bub” Hobbs Jr., 56, of Amboy, died Thursday, July 31, 2014, at his home.

He was born Oct. 29, 1957, in Amboy, the son of Roberta (Eller) and Walter Hobbs Sr. He was a forklift operator at Monsanto in Ashton for 15 years.

Survivors include his daughter, Susan Hobbs of Albuquerque, New Mexico; two sisters, Malvina (Bill) Levan of Amboy, and Monica (Mike) Acuff of LaMoille; two brothers, Michael Hobbs of Rochelle, and Jeremey (Jodi) Hobbs of Amboy; his father, Walter J. Hobbs Sr. of Princeton; his aunt, Connie Hobbs of Amboy; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother; his sister, Martha; and his nephew, Jesse Levan.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Monsignor Thomas Bales officiating. Burial will be at St. Patrick Cemetery in Amboy.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.

Visit thejonesfh.com to send condolences.

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