Alfred Eugene Hobgood1939 - 2014 (74 years)
Name Alfred Eugene Hobgood Nickname Gene Birth 1 Jul 1939 Canton, Cherokee Co, Georgia, USA Gender Male Death 16 Apr 2014 Atlanta, Fulton Co, Georgia, USA
- Alfred Eugene "Gene" Hobgood, 74, of Eatonton, GA passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, GA. Gene was born July 1, 1939, to the late George Alfred Hobgood and Syble Azalee Weaver Hobgood in Canton, GA. He graduated from West Fulton High School in Atlanta, GA in 1957. After high school, he proudly served his country in the Army Reserves. On October 24, 1964, he married Patricia Anne McLaughlin with whom he had two children. For thirty-five years Gene worked as a salesman for Ziegler Tools and moved to Eatonton, GA to be closer to the territory he worked. Moving from Austell, GA, they have lived in Eatonton for twenty-five years. After retiring from Ziegler Tools, he worked for Hallman's Ace Hardware in Eatonton as partime clerk. He was a member of Lakeside Church at Lake Oconee. He loved being with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a collector of American-made knives and team collectible matchbox cars. He also loved fishing, football, and working in the yard. Gene is survived by his loving wife of nearly 50 years, Patricia Anne "Pat" Hobgood of Eatonton, GA; a son, Glen Hobgood of Acworth, GA and his two children Alexandra Elise Hobgood and Zoe Anne Hobgood; a daughter, Gina Collier and husband Ray of Dallas, GA and their two children, Kayla Collier and Clint Collier; a brother, James Harold Hobgood and wife Dorothy Jo of Marietta, GA; a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 18, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at McCommons Chapel in Greensboro with Rev. Lee Ross and Rev. Joe Tanner officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenview Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Greensboro, GA 30642. Serving as pallbearers are Ray Collier, Jr., Brad Richardson, Jeff Richardson, Kevin Kiger, Jay Kiger, and Chase Graham. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday night at McCommons Funeral Home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad Street, Greensboro, GA, 706-453-2626 is in charge of arrangements.
Burial 18 Apr 2014 Greenview Cemetery, Greensboro, Greene Co, Georgia, USA Person ID I3427 My Genealogy Last Modified 13 Apr 2022
Father George Alfred Hobgood, b. 25 Jul 1908 d. 17 Jan 1999 (Age 90 years) Mother Syble Azelle Weaver, b. 25 Apr 1913 d. 19 Jun 2009 (Age 96 years) Family ID F18309 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Patricia Ann McLaughlin, b. 9 Jun 1944, Russellville, Franklin Co, Alabama, USA Marriage 24 Oct 1964 Atlanta, GA Children 1. Gina Faye Hobgood, b. 7 Aug 1967 2. Glen Eugene Hobgood, b. 15 Jun 1970 3. Alexandra Elise Hobgood 4. Zoe Anne Hobgood Family ID F1688 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 7 Apr 2022
Event Map Marriage - 24 Oct 1964 - Atlanta, GA Death - 16 Apr 2014 - Atlanta, Fulton Co, Georgia, USA Burial - 18 Apr 2014 - Greenview Cemetery, Greensboro, Greene Co, Georgia, USA = Link to Google Earth