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Clinton 'Doyle' Hobbs

March 21, 2014

Clinton “Doyle” Hobbs, 75, of Big Spring, Texas, formerly of Roswell, N.M., died peacefully in his home, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Doyle was born Dec. 10, 1938, in Lake Arthur, N.M. to Clinton and Oleta Hobbs. He married Caroline Franklin Dec. 30, 1955 in Roswell, N.M..

He is survived by his wife, Caroline and their children. Jerry and Carlon Baker, Tim and Marty Helmstetler, David and Lisa Hobbs; 8 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; siblings Wesley and Jeanette Hobbs, Barbara and Stanley Griffin, Gary and Lunell Gilley, Barbara Crosby and their extended families.

He is preceded in death by his parents and one son, Clinton Doyle “Dusty” Hobbs, Jr.

Doyle was a hard working family man who always put the needs of his family first. He loved his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He had a passion for raising Suffolk sheep, loved to laugh and always had a unique nickname for his grandchildren. He will be dearly missed.

A private family ceremony will be held in Big Spring, Texas.

A special thanks to Betty and Jessica of Home Hospice for taking such wonderful care of our Dad in his time of need.

In lieu of flowers, Dad asked that donations be sent to the New Mexico Christian Children’s Home, 1356 New Mexico 236, Portales, NM 88130.

Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at http://www.myersandsmith.com/

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