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Jacob Alan Hobbs

September 7, 1980 — December 29, 2021

Jacob Alan Hobbs

Jacob Alan Hobbs, age 41, of Bell, FL, passed away on December 29, 2021, at the UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville. Jacob was born on September 7, 1980, in New Port Richey, FL, to Jimmy and Candace (Hogan) Hobbs. As a child, he moved to Chiefland where he attended school and lived there until moving to Bell in 2011. Jacob worked as a manager at McDonald’s until his muscular dystrophy forced him to retire in 2018. He loved technology and enjoyed computers and playing video games. Above all, he was a family man. Jacob loved spending time with his wife and kids, especially going to the movies. He was a member of Redemption Church in Bell.

Jacob is survived by his wife, Melissa Hobbs of Bell; his children, Noah, Caleb, Evan, and Lily Hobbs all of Bell; his parents, Jimmy and Candace Hobbs of Chiefland; brother, Justin (Ashley) Hobbs of Tennessee; father and mother-in-law, Guy and Denise Waddell of Bell; brother and sister-in-laws, Steven Waddell and Elizabeth Ramey both of Bell, and Mathew (Tabby) Waddell of Chiefland; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.
A funeral to honor Jacob’s life will be held on Friday, January 7, 2022, at 3:00 pm at his church, Redemption Church in Bell. The family will receive friends for a visitation beginning at 2:00 pm at the church. Watson-Milton Funeral Home, Trenton, is honored to be in charge of arrangements. 352-463-8888. www.WatsonMilton.com

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