HOOBLER, Donald R., 53, of Cadiz, formerly of Hopedale, died Sunday at Valley Hospice Care Center North in Steubenville.
He was born July 18, 1958, in Georgia, a son of the late C. Raymond and Carolyn E. Wilson Hoobler.
Don was a school bus mechanic at Harrison Hills City School District for 30 years. He was a member of the First Church of Christ in Hopedale and was an off-road enthusiast and liked to tinker in his garage.
Surviving are his wife, Sue Phillips Hoobler; three sons, Jered (Andrea) Hoobler of Zanesville, Jason (Jennifer) Hoobler of N. Lawrence, Ohio, and Justin (Heather) Hoobler of Jewett; six grandchildren; and a sister, Christine (Joe) Brown of Hopedale.
Friends may call Wednesday, 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, where services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. with Dean Blythe officiating. Burial will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove.
In lieu of flowers the family asks for memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 525 North Broad St., Canfield, Ohio 44406 or Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, Ohio 43943.
Online condolences may be made at www.clark-kirkland.com