Robert “Bob” Leo Hobson, Jr., 66, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 1:03 A.M. April 2, 2018 at Kindred Spirts Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was born October 24, 1951 in Litchfield, Illinois to the late Robert Leo Hobson, Sr. and Patricia (Baker) Hobson. Robert married Debbie Hobson on June 5, 1993 in Bluford, Illinois. They were blessed with twenty four years of marriage.
In addition to his wife, Bob is survived by his sons, Christopher Irwin, Shawn Hobson, and Timothy Hobson; daughter, Angie Shelton and significant other, Doyle Linville; grandchildren, Nathaniel Irwin, Samuel Irwin, Callie Gillie, and Trenton Hobson; numerous brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Leo Hobson, Sr. and Patricia (Baker) Hobson; and daughter, Shannen Hobson.
Bob was in the United States Navy and was a Vietnam veteran. He was a member of the American Legion and a volunteer firefighter in Raymond, Illinois. Bob loved to go fishing and gardening. He will be missed dearly by all who knew him.
The Hobson family will be having a family memorial service in Farmersville, Illinois at KC Hall on April 14, 2018.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.