Eugene Lyle Hobbs Sr.

Eugene Lyle Hobbs Sr., 90, of Granite City, IL, born Wednesday, July 31, 1918, in East St. Louis, IL, died Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at Sycamore Village Assisted Living in Swansea, IL.

Mr. Hobbs Sr. was retired from the U. S. Post Office in East St. Louis, IL in 1975 after thirty-five years. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in Guam.

He is preceded in death by:

  • Wife: Pauline E. nee Houston Hobbs
  • Parents: Wallace B. and Mayme nee Hill Hobbs
  • Brothers:
    • Wallace Burl Hobbs
    • Cornelius Lynn Hobbs
    • Francis Curtis Hobbs
  • Sister: Hazel Stuart
  • Great Grandson: Jacob Jones
He is survived by:
  • Sons:
    • Eugene L. (Sandra) Hobbs Jr. of Cahokia, IL
    • David P. (Mary Ann) Hobbs of Glen Carbon, IL
    • Stephen A. (Sharon) Hobbs Sr. of Godfrey, IL
  • Daughter: Vickie L. (Wayne) Sheridan of St Charles, MO
  • 9 Grandchildren
  • 12 Great Grandchildren
  • Dear Nieces and Nephews
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Heartland Hospice or Shriners Hospital for Children.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 P.M., Friday, January 16, 2009 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, January 17, 2009 at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dennis Harper officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, Belleville, IL