Funeral services for Billy Ray Dobbs, 84, of Canton, were held Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton with Tommy Garcia and Darrell Gilchrist officiating. Interment was in Starr Cemetery.
He passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 in Quitman. He was born July 12, 1934 in Quitman to Charlie Elijah and Maudie Elena Latson Dobbs.
He was a member of Little Hope Baptist Church. He lived in Wood County, Dallas and Van Zandt County. He loved coon hunting, dominos, play days and trail rides, and spending time with family. He also enjoyed coaching softball. He was a truck driver and retired from Red Arrow Freight.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Connie Jean Stanbery Dobbs; two brothers, Cecil and Eugene; and four sisters: Juanita, Shirley, Susie and Faye.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Darrell Gilchrist; son, Donald Dobbs; three grandchildren, Stacy Russell and Pat Edwards, Melissa and Tommy Garcia and Carrie and Tommy Blue; and nine great-grandchildren, Kelsey Russell, Rusty Russell, Vivian Edwards, Haley Edwards, Mackenzie Garcia, Kirstin Garcia, Christian Garcia, Madison Blue and Morgan Blue.