Dallas Works Memorial - Employees In Remembrance

Billy Hobbs BILLY HEATH HOBBS, 86, passed away May 16, 2017 in Terrell. He was born Oct. 29, 1930 in Healdton, OK, the son of Milton Heath & Elva Hobbs. He was raised in Ada, OK, by his mother and stepfather, Joe Baker. After high school joined the U.S. Marine Corp and served during the Korean Conflict. He went on to earn several degrees after leaving the military. Billy married Betty Jane Robertson in Ada, OK, in Dec. of 1951. She preceded him in death in 1978. Billy married Brenda Berry in March of 1979 in Terrell. He worked for Lucent Technology for over 30 years and retired as the Engineering Department Chief. He then taught at Kaufman High School for nine years. Billy is a member of College Mound United Methodist Church and the American Legion Post #0345. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Brenda Hobbs; children, Jane Holthuizen, Janet Stigall, Judith Tanner, Jonathan Hobbs, Jennifer Migleo, and Keith Hill; thirteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great grand- child; brother, Kenneth Hobbs; & Darlene Hallmark. He was preceded in death by his father; mother; step-father; brother, Bob Hobbs; and one grandson, James Edward Austin IV.