HOBBS DONALD I

LTC Donald I Hobbs was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 10/11/1994 at the age of 66.7 from Illness
Date of Birth 01/18/1928
Served in the U.S. Army
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More detail on this person: Donald Irving Hobbs, 66 of South San Francisco, California DONALD I. HOBBS ... Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT) - Friday, October 14, 1994 DONALD I. HOBBS CALIFORNIA--Donald Irving Hobbs, peacefully at rest, October 11, 1994 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in South San Francisco, after an illness. A native of San Rafael, Calif., aged 66 years, he was a resident of South San Francisco for 22 years. At the time of his demise, Mr. Hobbs was first counselor to the bishopric of the South San Francisco Ward of the LDS Church and a High Councilman in the church. He was a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, after 27 years of service as a helicopter and fixed wing aircraft pilot. After graduating from High School, he joined the U.S. Merchant Marines, where he served during World War II. In 1948, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, and was later commissioned in the Transportation Corp as a pilot, serving during the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War, receiving numerous decorations and distinctions, among them the Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Medal with seven Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, the Navy Meritorious Services Medal, Vietnam Service Medals (five campaigns), Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm device, Vietnam Campaign Medals with number 60 device, the Senior Aviator Badge, Nation Defense Medal, several unit citations and other U.S. and foreign decorations. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Helen M. Hobbs, of South San Francisco; two sons, Leavitt and Donald Hobbs, of Petaluma, Calif.; a sister, Marie Johnson, of Vacaville, Calif.; seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, the late Leavitt Hobbs. Funeral services will be held at the LDS Church in Pacifica, California, on Saturday, October 15, 1994. Local funeral services will be held Monday, October 17th, at 11 a.m. in the Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary Chapel, 10600 South 1700 East, in Sandy, Utah, followed by the committal and interment. Donald Irving Hobbs, 66 of South San Francisco, California DONALD I. HOBBS ... Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT) - Friday, October 14, 1994 DONALD I. HOBBS CALIFORNIA--Donald Irving Hobbs, peacefully at rest, October 11, 1994 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in South San Francisco, after an illness. A native of San Rafael, Calif., aged 66 years, he was a resident of South San Francisco for 22 years. At the time of his demise, Mr. Hobbs was first counselor to the bishopric of the South San Francisco Ward of the LDS Church and a High Councilman in the church. He was a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, after 27 years of service as a helicopter and fixed wing aircraft pilot. After graduating from High School, he joined the U.S. Merchant Marines, where he served during World War II. In 1948, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, and was later commissioned in the Transportation Corp as a pilot, serving during the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War, receiving numerous decorations and distinctions, among them the Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Medal with seven Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, the Navy Meritorious Services Medal, Vietnam Service Medals (five campaigns), Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm device, Vietnam Campaign Medals with number 60 device, the Senior Aviator Badge, Nation Defense Medal, several unit citations and other U.S. and foreign decorations. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Helen M. Hobbs, of South San Francisco; two sons, Leavitt and Donald Hobbs, of Petaluma, Calif.; a sister, Marie Johnson, of Vacaville, Calif.; seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, the late Leavitt Hobbs. Funeral services will be held at the LDS Church in Pacifica, California, on Saturday, October 15, 1994. Local funeral services will be held Monday, October 17th, at 11 a.m. in the Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary Chapel, 10600 South 1700 East, in Sandy, Utah, followed by the committal and interment.

Burial information: Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery, Sandy, UT

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