Kelly Dobbs
September 24, 1958  -  January 31, 2019

Kelly Dobbs


Chapel of Hope
3321 N. Dal Paso
Hobbs, NM  88240
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Funeral Service
General Assembly of the Church of the Firstborn
2022 N. Robert Lane
Hobbs, NM  88240
Thursday, February 7, 2019
10:00 am
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Prairie Haven Memorial Park
2201 E. Stanolind
Hobbs, NM  88240
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Kelly Dobbs, age 60, entered into rest January 31, 2019. He was born September 24, 1958 in Portland, Oregon to Joye and Patti Dobbs. He moved to Hobbs, NM in 1960 as a toddler with his parents where he spent all of his childhood and adult life. In July of 1975 he was baptized into The General Assembly and Church of the Firstborn by his father Joye Dobbs and also met Becky Sue Garnett whom he would later marry August 12, 1977. Together, they brought 2 daughters into this life; Rachel Jean and Melissa Lyn Dobbs and over time watched their family grow with the addition of 5 beautiful grandchildren.

Kelly loved to visit on God’s Word, spend time with his wife, children, grandchildren, brothers and brethren. He enjoyed making arrowheads in the art of flintknapping, knives and most recently genealogy tracing his family roots far back for his loved ones to remember in years to come. He was very dedicated in all aspects of his life and held himself to a very high standard in serving God, loving his family and in his professional occupations.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Rex and Mina Dobbs; parents, Joye and Patti Dobbs; brother, Paul Dobbs, brother and sister-in-law Jim and Corky LeMons, sisters-in-law Debbie Dobbs and RaJeana Dobbs, and infant grandson, Landon David Gilcrease. He leaves behind his devoted wife, Becky Sue (Garnett)Dobbs; two daughters, Rachel Jean Dobbs and Melissa Lyn (Dobbs)Gilcrease; son-in-law, Jon Gilcrease; 5 grandchildren, Nathan Alan Hansen, Nikki Jean Hansen, Ethan Lesley Gilcrease, Megan Lyn Gilcrease, and Neena Sue Hansen.
His supportive brothers, Danny Dobbs and wife Cindy, Rick Dobbs, and Robert Dobbs. Along with nieces, nephews, cousins and all of his loving family members and brethren.

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  1. Casey Jones (May)
    Hobbs, NM

    Sending lots of love and prayers for you all. He will truly be missed.
    With all my love and prayers
    Casey

  2. Donice Rogers Jarrett
    Eldorado, TX

    We are thinking of you and yours.
    We all grew up in the same neighborhood, May God give you His peace during this difficult time.
    God Bless you All.

  3. Rex Errol Thomas Jr
    Hobbs,, NM

    I Knew Kelly, For A Very Short Time But He Was A Great Man...Im Glad I Got To Meet Kelly...I'm Also Baptized In The General Assembly Church Of The First Born..I Was Baptized In November 1991 In Fresno, California. By Brother
    Bobby Whittman.. R.I.P. Kelly .....

  4. Misti and James Welch
    Hobbs, NM

    So saddened by his unexpected departure. All of your family continues to be in our daily prayers.

  5. Patty Heady
    Hobbs, NM

    Becky and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry for your loss

  6. Misty Schwartz
    Drain, OR

    Damon and I love you all! Your in our hearts and prayers .

  7. Brittany pepe
    Palm bay, FL

    I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. I always really appreciated and respected kelly for the time he spent visiting papa especially after nana died. He was one of the only people who did and it really made papa happy to get the company.

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