Charles "Buzz" Hobbic Jr.

March 12, 1935January 26, 2014

Charles “Buzz” Hobbic, Jr., age 78, of Munster, IN went to be with the Lord on January 26, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Sharon Hobbic; two children: Jennifer Hobbic and Christopher Hobbic; two grandchildren: Rylee Hobbic and Christian Hobbic; sister, Mary (Virgil) VanDerWey of Munster, IN; brother, Wayne (Judy) Hobbic of Leroy, IN; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He loved his pets: Sasha, Lucky Boy, and Cali Girl. Preceded in death by his parents: Charles and Ruby (Speck) Hobbic; and sister, Marilyn Hobbic. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Griffith, 324 N. Colfax, Griffith, IN with Pastor Scott Hobbs officiating. Friends and family are welcome to attend a memorial visitation on Friday, January 31, 2014 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Road (two blocks south of Ridge Rd.), Highland, IN. Charles graduated from Hammond High School in 1954 and served in the U.S. Army. He graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN with a Master’s in Education. He was employed by the School City of Hammond as a Special Education teacher for more than 35 years. Charles also was owner/ operator of the Dairy Queen in Calumet City, IL for 12 years. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to First Baptist Church of Griffith,


  • Visitation Friday, January 31, 2014
  • Memorial Service Saturday, February 1, 2014

Charles "Buzz" Hobbic Jr.

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February 1, 2014

Sharon, Jen, and Chris,

Hold on to your memories and each other through this difficult time.

Suzi & Richard Strickland

Richard Warner

January 31, 2014

God bless you and your family at this time of sorrow. I work with him at Scott Middle School. Very good person. Will be miss.

Kimberly Fuller-Crow

January 30, 2014

Sharon, this is Kimberly (Toms Daughter)and I just wanted to say how sorry I am to hear about Buzz and to let you and the family know I am thinking about ya'll.

Elizabeth Thidemann

January 30, 2014

Prayers lifted for peace and comfort for you and your family during this time, Jen! Sorry for your loss. Heaven's gain.
Love you friend!!!!!

January 30, 2014

Sending sympathy, comfort, and strength to you, Jen, and to your mom and Chris. Love, Stephanie