Ted Dickey Funeral Home

2128 18Th Street, Plano, TX


Michael Wayne Hobbs

June 1, 1946October 7, 2019

Michael Wayne Hobbs, age 73 of Plano, Texas passed away on Monday morning, October 7, 2019 at his residence in Plano.

Michael was born on June 1, 1946 in San Bernardino, California, a son of his father: Melvin Hobbs and his mother: Norma June Gibson.

He married Viola (Smith) Hobbs on March 19, 1966 in Alamogordo, New Mexico. She preceded him in death on November 11, 2017.

He is also preceded in death by one daughter: Sheryl (Hobbs) Borgelt, and one brother: Bill Hobbs.

He is survived by one daughter: Janis (husband Franklin) Donathan of Plano, Texas.

Five grandchildren: Elise (husband Philip) Barrow of The Colony, Texas, Kaitlyn Borgelt, Elizabeth Borgelt, Rebecca Borgelt, and Joseph Borgelt, all of Defiance, Ohio.

Two brothers: Steven (wife Susie) Hobbs and Clay (wife Vickie) Hobbs both of Haskell, Oklahoma.

Michael served his country in the United State Air Force for 21 years.

Michael greatly enjoyed writing science fiction books, and sharing his vast knowledge of different topics with family and friends. He loved history and science.

A visitation will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Ted Dickey Funeral Home, located at 2128 18th Street, Plano, Texas 75074.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM also at Ted Dickey Funeral Home, located at 2128 18th Street.

Following services in Plano, Michael will be transported to Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance, Ohio.

Michael will be laid to rest at Riverside Cemetery in Defiance, Ohio with his wife Viola.

Ted Dickey Funeral Home in Plano, Texas has charge of arrangements.


  • Visitation Friday, October 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 12, 2019


Michael Wayne Hobbs

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October 10, 2019

Love you Uncle Mike