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Charles Hobson

Charles M. “Chuck” Hobson, age 84, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at the Franklin United Methodist Community Center.

Chuck was born Dec. 13, 1929, in Lawrence County, to Earl M. and Rozenia (Phillips) Hobson. He was a U.S. Army Korean Conflict veteran and was a machine operator for Edgcomb Metals. Chuck loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, camping and traveling in his RV.

Chuck married the former June Honea on Aug. 17, 1952, and she survives him, along with sons, Earl L. (Vickey) Hobson, Carl D. (Ann) Hobson and Albert M. (Shelly) Hobson; sisters, Irene (Gerald) Harrah and Gloria Clark; sister-in-law, Dorothy Hobson; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Albert M. Hobson.

A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Franklin United Methodist Community Center, 1070 W. Jefferson St., Franklin, with visitation from noon until service time. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Greenwood.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

To send or view online condolences, please visit forestlawncemetery-fh.com.

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