R.H. “Bob” Hobbs, 76, of Newark, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.
Friends and family will gather for a celebration of life at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the home of his daughter, Kathy Diffie, in Azle.
Bob was born Dec. 4, 1936, in Palmer to Robert and Vernice Hobbs. He was the town barber in Newark from 1973 to 1998, and he loved to catfish, hunt, tell jokes and play pool.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Linda Hobbs; daughters Kathy Diffie, Connie Smith, Dianna Snider and Rene Turner; son Raymond Collins; brother Daniel Hobbs; sister Patsy Godbey; 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Parkinson Foundation.