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1934 Doyle 2020

Doyle L. Hobbs

October 27, 1934 — June 23, 2020

Doyle L. Hobbs, 85 of Tipton died at 3:40 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at his home in rural Tipton County.  Doyle was born at home on October 27, 1934 to Hilton & Eileen (Bryant) Hobbs.  He is survived by his wife, Jean (Quakenbush) Hobbs who he married 66 years ago on July 17, 1954.

Doyle was a life-long farmer.  His passion was raising Simmental cattle for which he was well known throughout Indiana and the Midwest.  He graduated from Tipton High School in the Class of 1952.  Doyle was a member of the Hobbs Christian Church.  He enjoyed fishing and all outdoor activities.

Survivors besides his wife Jean include three children, Marcia Fettig and husband Jeff, St. Joseph, Michigan, Scott Hobbs and wife Lisa, Tipton and Mindy Hobbs and partner JoAnn Flora, Nashville, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Anne-Elise Lansdown, Jay Fettig, John Hobbs and Lauren Decker; 10 great-grandchildren and one on the way, Emma, Jack and Charlie Lansdown, Kennedy, Cooper, Zoe and Josie Fettig and Carter, Eli and Bauer Hobbs.

Doyle is also survived by one brother, Ben Hobbs and wife Becky, Tipton, and one sister, Nancy Armstrong and husband Jerry, West Des Moines, Iowa.  One sister, Sharon Ann Hobbs, preceded him in death.

Private services will be held with Cindy Ploughe presiding and burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery.  Young-Nichols Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.  Please visit Doyle’s obituary page at where you may leave condolences for his family and view his life celebration video.  A video of Doyle’s funeral service will be added late Friday afternoon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hilton Hobbs Scholarship c/o the Tipton County Foundation, P.O. Box 412, Tipton, Indiana, 46072.


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