John Hobson (26 Jan 1928 - 7 Aug 2021)

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John Hobson
passed away peacefully on 7th August 2021 aged 93 years.
He will be sadly missed by his wife Leila and all his family.

John grew up on his parents' farm in Charney Bassett, Berkshire, with his older brother Dick.
After the war he trained as a Physical Education Teacher, and later acquired a second degree in Special Education, and taught at secondary schools between 1950 and 1992.

He and Leila lived in Portsmouth, Massachusetts, Campbell River, Montreal, Lyme Regis, Robert's Arm (Newfoundland), Maine, Melbourne, Corby and in Rugby since 1997.

He was a keen promoter of activities in the community and getting young people involved. He co-founded the Bilton Pantomummers (with Len Bond) and was also a member of the U3A (University of the Third Age).

He and Leila have four children, eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Nick & Jilly Battley donated in memory of John

Such a memorable life lived to the full with his lovely family.

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James Shave donated £57.16 in memory of John

With fond memories fro Kim , Jim and family.

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Susan Vernon donated £100 in memory of John
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Our thoughts are with you all.
With love,
Sue, Barry & family.

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Ada Shave donated £85.78 in memory of John

To the Hobson family. We share in your sorrow, as well as in remembering John as a unique, dynamic individual, and a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. Our thoughts are with you. The Shave family.

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Karly Grana donated in memory of John

I have many wonderful memories in my childhood, truly a wonderful and kind man, will be sadly missed.

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Denis Bradley donated £50 in memory of John
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Janet and Dudley Dale donated £30 in memory of John

Fond memories of our neighbour and paper boy

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