Oct. 5, 1943 - May 24, 2021
JONES COUNTY: Jimmy Lee Dobbs Sr., 77, of Parker Drive, died Monday, May 24, at a local hospital. Memorial services were held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 28, at First Baptist Church of Gray. Dr. Ron McClung officiated.
Mr. Dobbs was born Oct. 5, 1943, in Tampa, Florida and had lived in Jones County for the past 42 years. He was the son of the late James Andrew Dobbs and Edith Maxine Terry Dobbs. Mr. Dobbs was a self-employed construction worker and enjoyed the thrill of the hunt, attending flea markets and yard sales. He was also an avid golfer.
Mr. Dobbs is survived by his spouse of 47 years, Linda Dobbs; children, Kim (Shane) Odom, Randy (Kristi) Dobbs, Jimmy Dobbs Jr., Waylon Adkison, Marilyn Wright, Carolyn Moon, and Andy Dobbs; grandchildren, Tyler Ramage, Chandler Ramage, Cameron Dobbs, Caleigh Dobbs, Colin Dobbs, Jayden Whitehead, Jessica Brackin, Andrew Dobbs, Austin Dobbs, Avery Dobbs, Melanie Fleeman, Melinda Self, Hannah Moon, Waylon Morrison, Brittany Brown, Corey Adkison and Kaylon Adkison, Anslee Wise, Justin Callaway, and Christopher Callaway; sisters, Joanne Atkins and Darlene Sutton; brothers, Ronnie Dobbs and Danny Dobbs; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org or the American Heart Association at www. heart.org.
Condolences may be given at www.graymemorialchapel.com.
Gray Memorial Chapel was honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.