Harold Dean Hobbs was born the son of George Lewis and Vada A. (Crews) Hobbs on June 20, 1935 in Thayer, Missouri and departed this life November 17, 2012 at his home in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas at the age of 77 years.
He was united in marriage November 13, 1955 in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas to Hasseltine Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Hasseltine Hobbs of the home; two sons, Jerry Hobbs and wife Sharon of Russellville, Missouri and Larry Hobbs and wife Amber of Rolla, Missouri; one daughter, Linda Crase and husband, Bob of Thayer, Missouri; eight grandchildren, James Hobbs and wife, Myrnda of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, Joseph Hobbs of St. Louis, Missouri, Kimberly Hobbs of Russellville, Missouri, Emma and Abby Hobbs of Rolla, Missouri, Amanda Crase of Springfield, Missouri, Allen Crase and Angela Crase of Thayer, Missouri; two brothers-in-law, Fred Wesson of South Haven, Mississippi, and Sammy Smith and wife Beckie of Waynesville, Missouri; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Vada Hobbs; one grandson, Jarrod Hobbs; and two sisters-in-law, Nadine Wesson and Geraldine Smith.
Dean was a member of the Church of Christ in Franklin, Arkansas, a retired farmer and postal worker. He will be remembered as a caring husband, loving father and grandfather. He will truly be missed by his family and many friends.