The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, August 31, 1962
Page 1
Funeral Monday For Retired Engineer, 88
George Y. Hobbs, 88, 128 N. Walnut St., died today.
Born in Franklin County August 2, 1874, s/o  Squire  and  Anna Hobbs.
Married  Pearl Luse King  July 25, 1913, she survives.
Other survivors:  sons, George W.  and  Emery Hobbs, Shelbyville, and  Sgt. Richard Hobbs, stationed with the U.S. Army in Alaska; step-son, Carl King, Beech Grove;  six grandchildren and one step-grandson.
One son preceded in death.
Retired New York Central Railroad engineer.
Member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Div 546, Indianapolis.
Sleeth Funeral Home with Rev. George Stahl officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, September 21, 1933
          Emory Hobbs,  well known former resident of southeast of this city until six weeks ago, passed away at the home of his brother,  George Hobbs,  1627 Fletcher avenue, Indianapolis, at 8:35 o'clock Sunday morning.  The death was due to chronic myocarditis, from which he had been confined to his bed for two weeks.
          He was the son of  Mr. and Mrs. Squire Hobbs  and was born in Franklin county, Indiana, Oct. 18, 1859, making him at the time of death seventy-four years, ten months and twenty-nine days of age.
          He was employed in local factories as a cabinet maker for many years.  In 1888, he was united in marriage to  Miss Cora Brunner,  who passed away one year later.
          He was a member of the local Chillon lodge, Knights of Pythias, and was a member of the Catholic church at Oldenburg.
          He is survived by the brother, George, at whose home he died; four sisters,  Mrs. Francis Smith,  of Pueblo, Colo.;  Mrs. J. C. Lemmon,  of this city;  Mrs. John Hodges,  also of Shelbyville, and  Mrs. Frank Beltz,  of Indianapolis.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

A Shelbyville, Indiana, newspaper
April 25, 1930
Well known man, 52 years old
succumbs at home of His sister
          An year's illness ended in death Thursday evening for  George Hobbs  colored, age 52, well known in Shelby County.  He died at the home of a sister,  Mrs. Sally Livers,  in Louisville, Ky., with whom he had been staying for the last three weeks.
       The deceased was the son of  David  and  Anna Hobbs,  born in Elizabethtown, Ky., in 1877.  He was employed on the  George Meiks  farm in the county for 18 years.  For the last few months he had made his home on East Locust Street, Shelbyville.  He was a member of the Second Baptist church.
          Surviving besides the sister at whose home he died is another sister,  Mrs. Tillie Myers,  of Muncie.  He also leaves two sons;  George,  of Muncie, and  Melvin  at home.
Submitted by David Craig

The  Shelby  Republican
Tuesday, August 2, 1898
Page 2, column 1
          The remains of  Mr. F. P. Hobbs,  who died in Hendricks township, were taken to Windfall, Tipton County, on Friday for burial, they being accompanied by  Mr. James James, Jr., representing the Odd Fellows of this county.
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Shelby  Republican
Friday, July 29, 1898
Page 1, column 7
          Frederick F. Hobbs  died at the home of his son,  Thomas Hobbs,  in Hendricks township, at 2:30 a.m. Thursday, July 28, after a long and painful illness, aged 77 years and two days.  He served in the war of the Rebellion in Co. I 42nd Ind. Vol.  He was a member of the M. E. Church also of the I.O.O.F. of  Windfall, Indiana, to where the remains will be taken for interment, leaving this city on the 8 o'clock train Friday morning, July 29.  He leaves seven children, five daughters and two sons.  His wife died twenty-two years ago.  Edwards & Hageman have charge of the funeral.
Submitted by Barb Huff

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