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Michael Lee Hobgood

March 19, 1951 October 30, 2018
Michael Lee Hobgood
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Obituary for Michael Lee Hobgood

Mr. Michael Lee Hobgood, age 67, of Rockmart, GA passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2018 in a Rome medical center following a lengthy illness.

He was born in Montgomery, AL on March 19, 1951, a son of the late J.S. Hobgood and the late Ruby Roberson Hobgood. Mr. Hobgood lived the greater part of his childhood in Floyd County and for the past 21 years had been a resident of Rockmart. He was a collector of guns and coins; loved spending time with his family, especially his granddaughter, Eden; and loved his dog, Alfred. Mr. Hobgood attended Live Oak Baptist Church in Aragon.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, June Smith.

Survivors include his wife, Melissa Upton Hobgood of Rockmart, to whom he was married on December 15, 1984; daughter, Melanie Osborn and her husband Brent of Rockmart; granddaughter, Eden Chambers; brother, Jimmie Hobgood of Jackson, GA; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday, November 2, 2018 at 2:00 PM in the Live Oak Baptist Church with Rev. Anthony Osborn and Rev. Jason Purser officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Mr. Hobgood will lie instate at the church on Friday from 1:00 PM until the funeral hour.

Active pallbearers will include: Max Hall, Michael Hall, Chris Steele, Vann Smith, Lee Bennett and Jay Wigley. Honorary pallbearers will include: Mike Upton, Brent Osborn, Junior Wigley, Dennis Singleton, Matthew Hall, Daniel Bosarge and Duane Wood.

The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 5:00 until 8:00 PM at the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home.

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mr. Michael Lee Hobgood.

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