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Graham Hobbs
November 8, 1940 - January 2, 2017
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<div itemprop="description">HOBBS, Graham Jack<br><br>Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on January 2, 2017 at the age of 76. Beloved husband and best friend of Elizabeth for 43 years. Cherished step-father of Robin (Ken) Thrasher, David (Colleen) Blyth and Heather (Mike) Shanahan. Proud grandfather of Amanda (Trevor), Adam (Raewyn), Alex (Rebecca), Taylor, Matthew, Jacob, Abbey and Lily. Adored great-grandpa of Caleb and Preston. Predeceased by his parents Rhoda and Harry, his brother Billy and his sister Pat (the late Ted) Robinson. Dear brother-in-law of Patti and Rick. Predeceased by his father-in-law Hugh, and mother-in-law Beatrice, brother-in-law Clifford, sister-in-law Charlotte and brother-in-law Brian. Dear uncle of Stephen (Sally) Robinson and their children Kate and Alex of England. He will also be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Graham was an avid soccer player and a devoted fan of his favourite soccer team Chelsea. He loved the outdoors, spending time at his cottage, kayaking and playing his guitar. He also enjoyed swimming and playing squash. He cherished time spent with Beth and the family whether it was a special holiday or birthday celebration or simply kicking a soccer ball around the yard, getting ice cream in town or taking a grandchild out for breakfast. Graham possessed a strong work ethic, enjoyed a long career as a Computer Programmer and Analyst which allowed him to travel to many places, and even in retirement continued to challenge himself with ongoing projects. A special thank you to the staff at Windsor Regional Hospital Cancer Centre, Hospice of Windsor, CCAC nurses Rochelle and Kayla and Graham's dentist, Dr. David Cocchetto, all of whom went above and beyond to ensure Graham's comfort during his illness. A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Tim O’Callahan and his caring staff who were a tremendous support during Graham’s entire journey. Lastly, we would like to express our sincere appreciation to those who telephoned, shared comforting messages, offered their help, brought food or came to have a visit with Graham. Your kindness meant so much to us. Arrangements were entrusted to Victoria Greenlawn Funeral Home (519-969-3939). A private family service and interment has taken place. If desired, donations may be made to Hospice of Windsor, Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or to the charity of your choice. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at</div>