Donald Hauser Hobson

A memorial service was held Monday, September 4, 2017 at Richmond Hill Baptist Church, Yadkinville, N.C. for Donald Hauser Hobson, 84, of Yadkinville, N.C., who passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017.

Posted on 9/8/17

Burial in the Richmond Hill Baptist Church cemetery.

Don was born September 12, 1932 in Yadkin County to the late Claude Hauser Hobson and Maude Kirkman Hobson. He served in the U.S. Army from 1950-1953 and he was stationed in Fort Smith Arkansas. While in the Army, he was a drill sergeant, marksman, and won several trophies. He retired after working 39 years for Western Electric/Lucent Technologies and was assigned to CNFJ (Commander of Naval Forces Japan) for 13 years.  He loved cats and he never knew a stranger. He was a photographer and made pictures of many people in many places he frequented and returned a copy of the picture to them.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sister, Janice Moxley.

Surviving are his wife, Nancy Holmes Hobson; children, Pamela Hobson (John) Boehme, Monte Britton (Melody) Hobson, Bryon Scott (Elizabeth) Hobson; grandchildren, Austin (Lara) Boehme, Hunter Boehme, Brittany (Sean) Mason, Courtney Hobson, Jake Hobson, Delaney Hobson; great grandchild, Benjamin Mason; brothers and sisters, Frankie Hutchens, Cora Lee (Mitchell) Casstevens, Jack (Linda) Crissman, Ross (Eloise) Crissman, Kay (Wayne) Hayes; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials can be made to Yadkin County Humane Society, PO Box 1652, Yadkinville, NC 27055 or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville is serving the Hobson family. Online condolences can be made at