James J. Hobbs

James J. Hobbs

Suffolk, VA
08.26.1930 - 09.03.2018
Birthplace
Hobbsville, NC

James Junius Hobbs, 88, passed away on September 3, 2018. He is the son of the late Junius and Lillie Hobbs of Hobbsville, NC. James is predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Marjorie B. Hobbs.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Karen H. Leigh and husband Tom of Bridgewater, VA; James Michael Hobbs of Hampton, VA; sisters, Dorothy H. Hendrix of Hobbsville, and Juanita Simmons of Tallahassee, FL; grandchildren, Benjamin James Leigh and Hannah Leigh.

He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church, BPOE 685, the Suffolk American Legion, Post 57, as well as the Progressive Men’s Club. James worked for 29 and a half years at Lipton Tea.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 7,  11 AM at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk,  officiated by Rev. Ricky Garza. Visitation will be held on Thursday September 6 from 7 to 8 PM at the funeral home. A private burial will be held at Holly Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Nansemond Suffolk Rescue Squad PO Box 1515 Suffolk, VA 23439 or to Hillcrest Baptist Church, Suffolk. Condolences may be offered at RWBakerFH.com.

 
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509 W Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
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Suffolk, VA 23434
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We are sorry to hear about James' death. Let you faith and memories carry you through the days to come. Please accept our sincere sympathy. (Frank and James are cousins).

Celia B Hollowell and Frank Hollowell

On behalf of the Suffolk branch of the Unilever Lipton Ambassadors Club we would like to express our sincere condolences to the family of James Hobbs.
We personally acknowledge his tenure at Lipton Tea as part of our Lipton family as he will truly be missed.

Kenney Holland

My sincere condolences goes out to the family during this difficult time. May you find a measure of comfort in God's promise at Revelation 21:3,4 where we look forward to a time when there will be no more pain and death any more.  For additional comfort please visit this website: https://www.jw.org/en/bible-teachings/questions/what-is-the-resurrectio….

Hope

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