Tobias Funeral Home - Beavercreek Chapel

3970 Dayton-Xenia Rd, Dayton, OH


Bruce Hobbs

March 19, 1941September 9, 2019

HOBBS, Bruce Albert, age 78 of Beavercreek, Ohio passed away at his residence Monday, September 9, 2019. He was born in Chariton, Iowa to the late Robert R. and Ardyth M (Hadley) Hobbs. He is also preceded in death by his son Bret Hobbs. Bruce is survived by his loving wife of 50 years Mary A. Hobbs, son and best friend whom he will truly miss, Josh (Bridget ) Hobbs all of Beavercreek, sister Sue (Bob) Opalek, grandchildren: Kaleb, Colton, and Abby Hobbs.

Bruce enjoyed fishing and camping and as a couple Bruce and Mary had a good life together. Bruce was a teacher and coach in Iowa and the Kettering School System for over thirty years. He will miss his grandchildren and his dog “Hawkeye.” He was also an avid Iowa Hawks fan, “Go Hawks”!

Some of Bruce’s vocational accomplishments included: An Eagle Scout in 1956. A Western Ohio Life (W.O.L.) coach of the year. He was a District 15 and South Western Ohio (S.O.L.) coach of the year. He also coached at Van Buren, Fairmont West and Fairmont as well as coaching for three years in Iowa. Family to receive friends Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12 Noon at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-Beavercreek Chapel; where service will be held at 12 Noon with Chaplain Steve Wetterhan officiating. Burial to follow Valley View Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to either Hospice of Dayton or Child Evangelism of Dayton


  • Hospice of Dayton
  • Child Evangelism Fellowship


  • Visitation Saturday, September 14, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 14, 2019


Bruce Hobbs

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