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Jimmie Dale Hobdy

August 4, 1939 ~ September 6, 2019 (age 80)


Jimmie Dale Hobdy, 80, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at his home. He was born August 4, 1939 in McHenry, Kentucky to the late Herbert C. Hobdy and Irene Minton Hobdy. Jimmie Dale retired from the railroad where he worked many years as a welder. He was a lifetime member of the NRA and served in the United States Army. He enjoyed cruising on his trike he built with his own hands.

Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Sheree Mechell Hobdy; two brother, Roy Hobdy and Johnny Hobdy; two sisters, Nancy Raley and Caroline Raines and his first wife, Norma Jean Hobdy.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of seven years, Barbara Hobdy of Beaver Dam; four children, Tina Maria Warren of Centertown, Dwayne Dustin Hobdy of Centertown, Shawn Deon (Allison) Hobdy of Beaver Dam and Eric Jason Hobdy of Beaver Dam; three stepchildren, Travis Stewart of Bremen, Amber New of Grayville, Illinois and Tiffany (Chris) Bass of Louisville; eleven grandchildren, Heather Pirtle, Jessica Warren, Vincent Hunter Hobdy, Erika Sheree Hobdy, Issabella Ophelia Hobdy, Sarah Beth Hobdy, Piper Jean Hobdy, Aiden Shawn Hobdy, Amy Smith, Dakota New and Navaeh New; six great-grandchildren, Jenna Paige Hinton, Jaylynne Mechell Hinton, Klayton Decker, Kolson Decker, Sierra Widner and Aiden Thomas Sowders; two brothers, Jackie (Joan) Hobdy of Beaver Dam and Bobby (Cathy) Hobdy of McHenry and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, September 9, 2019 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Rev. Gary Hines officiating. Burial will follow in Render Memorial Cemetery in McHenry, Kentucky. Friends may visit with Jimmie Dale’s family from 10:00 AM until the time of the service Monday at the funeral home.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Jimmie Dale Hodby Memorial Fund, c/o William L. Danks Funeral Home, PO Box 407, Beaver Dam, Kentucky 42320.

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September 9, 2019

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

Funeral Service
September 9, 2019

2:00 PM
Beaver Dam, Kentucky

Interment following funeral service
September 9, 2019

Render Memorial Cemetery
Hwy 62 West
McHenry, KY 42354


Jimmie Dale Hobdy Memorial Fund c/o William L. Danks Funeral Home
PO Box 407, Beaver Dam KY 42320
Tel: 1-270-274-7124

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