Foy D. Hobbs

Published 6:54 am Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Nov. 20, 1925 –

Sept. 2, 2012

Mr. Foy Hobbs, 86, passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at his home in Climax. Services for Mr. Hobbs were held Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, at Climax Baptist Church. Rev. Chad Cooper and Rev. Steve Poppell officiated. Interment was in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Bob Hobbs, Ricky Houston, Michael Shelley, Phillip Dodson, Bubba Hester, and Charles Hobbs served as pallbearers. The Josh Sunday School Class of Climax Baptist Church, including Ann Ariail, Rita Dodson, and Dianne Gibson served as honorary pallbearers.

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Foy Hobbs was born Nov. 20, 1925, in Blakely, Ga., to Robert Cecil and Selma Mae Brown Hobbs. He was the youngest of nine children. Foy served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He married Doris Curry on Sept. 1, 1951.

There is so much that could be said about Foy Hobbs. He was a licensed private pilot, a successful businessman, great fisherman, an expert snowmobiler. Mr. Hobbs loved to travel. He was a charter member of the Swine Time Organization and the Climax Golden Agers. Foy was a 32nd-degree Mason. He has been a member of Climax Baptist Church since 1972 and was a member of the Josh Sunday School Class.

Foy Hobbs is survived by his wife of 61 years, Doris Curry Hobbs of Climax, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations made in Mr. Hobbs’ memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30346 or Flint River Hospice, 402 N. West Street, Bainbridge, GA 39817.

Cox Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.