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Albert E. Hobbs Sr.

January 5, 2013
Salem News

LISBON - Albert E. Hobbs, 84, formerly of Sherman Street, died at 1:40 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 at Salem Community Hospital.

Mr. Hobbs was born January 3, 1928 in Missouri, a son of the late James Hobbs and Dorothy (McCallister) Hobbs Strunks, and had lived in Lisbon the past 15 years, coming from Florida.

Albert worked as a palletizer operator for Tropicana for 23 years, retiring in 1991 and he was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Mr. Hobbs was also a Korean War veteran, serving in the U.S. Army.

His wife, Arlene (Bohrer) Hobbs, preceded him in death June 12, 2008.

He is survived by his children, Albert Hobbs Jr. of Salineville, Alice Loy, Melody Hobbs, and Pauline Gauntt, all of Lisbon, Dorothy Adeleman of Bradenton, Fla., and James Hobbs of Waycross, Ga.; sister, Pansy Jersensky of Missouri; 20 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 7160 state Route 45, Lisbon with Bishop Steve Wright officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home.

Friends may also view Albert's memorial webpage and send condolences online at




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