Troy F. Hobbs (Sign Guestbook)

Troy Franklin Hobbs, age 85, of Powell, passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Troy was born November 27, 1931 in Harlan County, KY. He was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church and proudly served as Petty Officer Third Class in the United States Navy during the Korean War. Whether it was his pristine yard or his perfectly combed hair, Troy took pride in everything he did, but what he loved most was his family.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Huey and Leona Hobbs; first wife, Lila Manning Hobbs; brothers, Ralph and Olen Hobbs; sister, Denise Hobbs; and stepson, Frank Hall. Survived by his wife and best friend of 40 years, Ollie Mae (Hollie) Hobbs; daughters Rhonda Hobbs and Sandra Hobbs; stepson, Harry Hall; grandchildren, Angie (Matthew) Davis, Matt Hall and Dylan Hall; great grandchildren, Austin and Andrew Davis; brothers and sisters, Wanda Waggoner, Juanita (Cecil) Ford, Howard (Brenda) Hobbs, and Dale (Faye) Hobbs; along with a beloved extended family.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 5:00-7:00pm at Piney Grove Baptist Church with the celebration of life of this wonderful man immediately following. Family and friends will meet at 10:45am Thursday at the church for an 11:00am Interment. Rev. Rhonda Hobbs and Rev. Rick Lemons officiating.

Special thank you to Dr. Kerns and Troy’s oncology team and Amedisys Hospice team, your care is greatly appreciated. In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to the Leukemia Lymphoma Foundation or the American Cancer Society. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Hobbs family and invites you to view and sign their online guestbook below.

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4 guestbook entries for “Troy F. Hobbs”:

  1. Jeanne Mitchell says:

    Rev. Rhoda, thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of the passing of your father. May our Lord bring you peace and hope knowing you will see him again! “Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be will all of you.” 2 Thessalonians 3:16.

  2. Bruce and Karen Ragon says:

    We have been Troy and Hollie’s neighbors for the past 20 years. Troy was one of the kindest, patient, helpful people we have ever met. They both always made time to chat “over the fence”. We always admired their yard and landscaping which he spent hours joyfully maintaining. He, Hollie and their families are in our thoughts and prayers during this trying time.

  3. Lorenzo says:

    Attn: Holly Hobbs & Harry Hall

    My thoughts and prayers are with you both.

    Kenneth C. McGinnis

  4. Tracey says:

    I was a neighbor and driving past his home was always a blessing. The pride he took in his yard and watching his hard work reminded me of my late grandfather. I once snuck up behind him while he was working to give him Christmas candy. Although he was very appreciative, he didn’t stop working and told me to leave them on the porch! Very sorry for your loss.

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