Thomas Jeffrey Hobbs Sr. of Harrisburg

Thomas Jeffrey Hobbs Sr., 74 years old, of Harrisburg, died on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 3:38 pm at the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Thomas was born on July 12, 1947 in Chicago to Elmer and Kathy Hobbs. During the Vietnam War, he served in the United States Navy.

Thomas was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Eldorado. He loved being with friends and shooting pool.

Thomas has two children, son Thomas Jeffrey Hobbs Jr. of Du Quoin; and daughter Kimberly Hobbs of Illinois; seven grandchildren, Jacob Berry of Carlyle: Peyton (Dalton) Burchett of St. Louis, Thomas Hobbs III of Salem, Illinois, Caitlyn Hobbs of Chicago, Chyna Hobbs of Chicago, Charlie Hussman of Harrisburg, and Matt Hussman of Harrisburg; five great-grandchildren and two more on the way; Brother Gary (Jennifer) Hobbs of Vancouver, Washington; Brother Allen (Sue) Hobbs of Harrisburg; Brother Kenneth Hobbs of Portland, Oregon; Sister Sue (Mike) Reidy from Harrisburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Thomas was preceded in death by his parents.

No services are currently planned. The family can express their condolences on his obituary page at

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