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Willie Hobbs
March 24, 1932 - July 1, 2019

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Willie “Buck” Lee Hobbs, 87, of Booneville passed away July 1, 2019 at his home.

Buck was born March 24, 1932 in Taneyville, Missouri to his parents, the late Elmer and Ruby Hobbs. He was a veteran of the Korean War. Buck was a farmer in both Yell and Logan Counties raising cattle, hogs and chickens. He was known as being tougher than boot leather, a hard worker, loved working the land, and spending time with his family and his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of sixty-nine years, Cleta Ruth (Nixon) Hobbs; two sons, Graylin (Debra) Hobbs of Fort Smith, Shawn (Cruz) Hobbs of Poteau, Oklahoma; six grandchildren, Trista Osborn, T.J. Osborn, Latisha Spicer, Parker Todd, Catherine Hobbs and Erik Hobbs; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Garnet (Ted) Vanatta of Yuma, Arizona; two brothers , Charles (Henrietta) Hobbs of Mesa Arizona, Tony (Nelly) Hobbs of Austin, Texas.

Pallbearers will be Kaedon Trejo, Erik Hobbs, Mike Phillips, Tommy Dale Lane, Kenny Lane and Jarrod Bland.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Nicholas Spicer and Aiden Akers.

Visitation will be from 9:00-10:00a.m., Friday, July 5, 2019 at Booneville Funeral Service Chapel.

Funeral Service will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 5, 2019 at Booneville Funeral Service Chapel, with burial at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 5, 2019 at the Fort Smith National Cemetery under the direction of Booneville Funeral Service.

Memorials can be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516.

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