Billy Ray Dobbs

July 12, 1934January 6, 2019

Funeral services for Billy Ray Dobbs, 84, of Canton, will be 10 am Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton with Tommy Garcia and Darrell Gilchrist officiating. Interment will be in Starr Cemetery.

Mr. Dobbs passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019 in Quitman. He was born July 12, 1934 in Quitman to Charlie Elijah and Maudie Elena Latson Dobbs.

Billy was a member of Little Hope Baptist Church. He lived in Wood County, Dallas and Van Zandt County. Billy loved coon hunting, dominos, play days and trail rides, and spending time with family. He also enjoyed coaching softball. Billy was a truck driver and retired from Red Arrow Freight.

Mr. Dobbs is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Connie Jean Stanbery Dobbs; two brothers: Cecil and Eugene; and four sisters: Juanita, Shirley, Susie and Faye.

Billy is survived by his daughter and son-in-law: Sherry and Darrell Gilchrist; son, Donald Dobbs; three grandchildren: Stacy Russell and Pat Edwards, Melissa and Tommy Garcia and Carrie and Tommy Blue; nine great-grandchildren: Kelsey Russell, Rusty Russell, Vivian Edwards, Haley Edwards, Mackenzie Garcia, Kirstin Garcia, Christian Garcia, Madison Blue and Morgan Blue.

Family will receive friends 6-8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.


  • Visitation Tuesday, January 8, 2019
  • Funeral Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Billy Ray Dobbs

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