Larry E. Hobson Sr., 76, of Elgin, Ill., and formerly of Hannibal, Mo., died at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at Journey Care Hospice in Barrington, Ill.
The James O'Donnell Funeral is in charge of arrangements. There will be no services at this time.
Mr. Hobson, Sr. was born July 20, 1937, in Grand Rapids, Mich., to Glenn and Luella Hobson.
He was married to Tudi Passafiume and she preceded him in death in 2002.
Survivors include his mother, Luella Hobson of Mattawan, Mich., three children, Teri Lee Bishop (Kim) of Elgin, Ill., Larry "Butch" Hobson, Jr., of Hannibal, Mo., and Wesley Hobson of Hannibal, Mo., one sister, Cyndi Hobson of Mattawan, Mich., and three grandchildren.
Mr. Hobson was a United States Navy Veteran. He previously worked as a conductor for Conrail Railroad. He enjoyed restoring old cars and tractors, and liked tinkering with things.
Online condolences may be made at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com