Joseph “Ralph” Hobson, 77 of Paoli, passed away Sunday January 24, 2016, at Paoli Health and Living. He was born April 13, 1938, in Paoli, IN to Ralph Hobson and Elva Marie Tuell Hobson. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Rex Roach and Bobby Dean Roach, two sisters Sue White and Glenda Farnsley.
He owned and operated Ralph’s Small Engine Repair and he also was a former truck driver for various companies.
He serviced in the Airforce from 1955-1959
He was a member of the American Legion and the Paoli VFW.
5-Sons: Ralph Anthony Hobson Orangeville, IN, Robert Eugene Hobson Ashland City, TN, Steven Glenn Hobson, French Lick, IN, Bobby James Hobson, Orleans, IN, Billy Joseph Hobson, Orleans, IN
2-Daughters: Karen Marie Hobson, French Lick, IN, Regina Lynn Hobson, Orangeville, IN
4-Brothers:Jim Roach, Orangeville, IN; John Roach, Orleans, IN, Tracy Roach, Orlando, FL, Michael Eugene Roach, French Lick, IN.
1-Sister:Patricia Maddox, Orleans, IN
Also surviving Joseph “Ralph” Hobson are many grandchildren, great-grandchildren nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM, Wednesday January 27, 2016 at Dillman-Scott Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Beech Grove Cemetery, Paoli, IN. Visitation to be held from 11:00 AMuntil the time of service on Wednesday January 27, 2016 at the Dillman-Scott Funeral Home 226 West Campbell Street Paoli, IN.
Online Condolences may be made at Dillman-Scott Funeral Home.Com