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Rex A HobbsJuly 14, 1937 ~ October 1, 2017 (age 80)
Rex A. Hobbs, 80, Clayton, North Carolina passed away at 8:00 a.m. Sunday, October 1, 2017 in Brian Center, Clayton NC. He was born July 14, 1937 in Marion, IN to Oral & Cesta (Dailey) Hobbs. On October 17, 1981 he married Ardythe G. Ritenour. She passed away on November 20, 2008. Rex was a machinist at Ford Meter Box, Wabash, IN for 31 years. He was a member of Liberty Mills Church of the Brethren, Liberty Mills, IN. Rex is survived by four sons, Greg (Stacy) Hobbs, Clayton, NC, Brian Hobbs, Wauchula, FL, Randy (Anita) Ritenour, Elkhart, IN and Ryan (Stacy) Ritenour, Harrodsburg, KY; one daughter, Ronna Stevens, Fort Wayne, IN; daughter-in-law, Merlinda Hobbs, Sebring, FL; brother, Merrill (JoAnn) Hobbs, Wabash, IN; sister, Janice (Les) Spencer, Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren, Tisha (Christian) Bowman-Ashby, Fort Wayne, IN, Tandy Bowman, Fort Wayne, IN, Joel (Karyl) Hobbs, Winter Haven, FL, Kevin Ritenour, Elkhart, IN, Mallory (Bentley) Jones, Clayton, NC, Alaina (Ivo) Hristov, Brandon, FL, Marshall (Katie) Hobbs, Fuquay-Varina, NC, Sara Ritenour, Elkhart, IN, Anthony Ritenour, Harrodsburg, KY, Kendra Hobbs, Sebring, FL, Brittany Ritenour, Fort Wayne, IN, Cameron Ritenour, Warsaw, IN, Dylan Ritenour, Elkhart, IN, Jillian Hobbs, Niceville, FL, Jefferson Hobbs, Niceville, FL; great grandchildren, Aiden, Gabriel, Tanis and Xander Ashby, Parker Bowman, Fort Wayne, IN, and Mabylene & Remyngton Hobbs. One brother, Richard Hobbs and three sisters, Margaret Buroker, Mildred Welzier & Wilma Holmes, are deceased. Family and friends may call Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon at Liberty Mills Church of the Brethren, 71 N. 3rd Street, Liberty Mills, IN. Services will be Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 12:00 noon at Liberty Mills Church of the Brethren, 71 N. 3rd Street, Liberty Mills, IN. Pastor Kelly Beutler will officiate. Burial will be in South Whitley Cemetery, South Whitley, IN.