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Joseph “Joe” Beuron Hobbs 79, of Gaston died Monday November 25, 2019.


Joe was born in Roanoke Rapids to the late Joseph Barkley and Irene Adams Hobbs. Joe was a life-long businessman in Northampton and Halifax Counties.

He is survived by his daughter, Joan H. Long and her husband, Ricky of Roanoke Rapids; his son Bennett Hobbs of Gaston; his sister, Carolyn H. Hash of Myrtle Beach, SC; six grandchildren, Cortney Hammack and her husband, Jeremy, Lee Powers, Brent Powers and his wife, Whitney, Alyssa Preston and her husband, Dennis, Kalyn Long and Colin Long; six great grandchildren, Karlee Hammack, Sophia White, Braxton Hammack, Connor Hammack, Brylee Turner and Weston Powers.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 3 pm in Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids with Rev. Randy Martin officiating.

The family will receive friends, Tuesday November 26, 2019 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at Askew Funeral and cremation services in Roanoke Rapids.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.askewfs.com