Richard "Rick" W. Hobson, 47, of Brazil died July 17, 2005, at his residence.
He was born April 29, 1958, in Crawfordsville, the son of Robert and Sally Hobson. He was raised in the Indianap[olis area and graduated from Ben Davis High School. He was currently working as a mechanist at Shenago in Terre Haute. In the past he and his wife worked as over the road truck driving team for 12 years. He had also worked at Great Dane. He was a very talented designer, replicated model airplanes and other vehicles. He could make anything and everything with his hands. He enjoyed being a Daddy to his daughter and especially taking her on rides on his motorcycle.
He is survived by his wife Debra Flynn Hobson whom he married April 19, 1980; his daughter Haley Hobson at home; his mother in law, Beverly Erfft of Brazil; his mother and step-father, Sally and Robert White of Pensacola, FL; 2 stepsons, Gary Webb of Speedway, and Tristan Webb of Sullivan; 4 step-grandchildren; one brother Dennis Hobson of Beech Grove; 2 brothers in law and sisters in law, David and Michele Flynn of Linton, and Mark and Erma Flynn of Jasper; one sister in law and brother in law, Rebecca and Harry Andrews of Toledo, OH; several nieces and nephews and other extended family.
Services will be held Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at French Funeral Home with Rev. John Fischer officiating. Burial will follow at Prairie Chapel Cemetery in Newberry. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 -8:00 p.m. and again Thursday prior to services.