Larry Eugene Hobbs, age 73 of Salem, passed away Monday, February 13, 2017 at 12:40 am, in his residence. Born August 2, 1943 in Salem, Indiana, he was the son of the late Quentin Eugene and Mildred Pauline (Temple) Hobbs.
He was a long time truck driver and traveled the United States. He was a former employee of the old Hoosier Lime and Stone,Temple and Temple and Summit Trucking.
He was happiest operating a dozer or an excavator. He was a member of the New Hope United Methodist Church and graduated in 1962 from the old Pekin High School.
Larry was a Kentucky Colonel in the late 60’s, a member of the Indiana National Guard and the NRA and held several offices in the old Salem JayCees.
He married December 6, 1963 to Phyllis J. (Williams) Hobbs, who survives.
They were married for over 53 years. Also surviving are: 1 Daughter, Sandy Michelle (Terry Ray) Taylor, 1 Grandson: Clayton Eugene Taylor and 1 Granddaughter: Jamie Michelle Taylor.
He was preceded in death by 1 son, Anthony Dean Hobbs and 1 brother, Rollan Hobbs.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am Thursday at Dawalt Funeral Home.
Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Wednesday and after 9 am Thursday.
Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions: American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 11454 Alexandria, Virginia 22312.