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Roger Neil HobbyMay 3, 1947 ~ October 4, 2017 (age 70)
Roger Neil Hobby, 70, of Blandinsville passed away at 12:02 a.m. Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at his residence.
He was born on May 3, 1947 in Monmouth to Henry Cecil and Margaret Ruth Fisher Hobby. He married Carol L. Gray on September 5, 1965. She passed away on August 22, 2017.
He was also preceded in death by his parents.
Roger is survived by one daughter, Robin (Bryan) Hofmeister of Acworth, Georgia; one son, Kevin Hobby of Blandinsville; three grandchildren, Jacob (Kristy) Hobby, Brandon Gebhardt and Clayton Gebhardt; four great-grandchildren and two sisters, Barbara (Rex) Stewart and Karen (Lewis) Moore.
Roger lived most of his life in Blandinsville. He worked for 45 years at NTN-Bower as a machine operator, retiring in 2012.
He enjoyed camping, fishing and was an avid Chicago Bears fan.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Glade City Cemetery in Blandinsville with Larry Hobby officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2017 at Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Blandinsville.
Memorials may be made to the Blandinsville Fire and Rescue Squad or Fresenius Kidney Care in Galesburg.