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Elmwood Cemetery

Woodward, Woodward County, Oklahoma

© Billings Funeral Home
Submitted by: Terry Dudley

Wallace Michael Hobbie

February 23, 1943 ~ March 22, 2021

Mike Hobbie, 78 year old Woodward resident, passed away on Monday, March 22, 2021 in Woodward. Graveside funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in the Elmwood Cemetery with Reverend Daniel Castor officiating. Burial will follow with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Military rites will be conducted by the United States Navy.

Wallace Michael Hobbie was born on February 23, 1943 in Oneida, New York to Frank Nelson and Betty (Hammerlee) Hobbie. He grew up in the Onieda area and graduated from Oneida High School. On September 13, 1961, he was inducted into the United States Navy.Mike served active duty for 4 years, 3 months, and 23 days. Of that time 4 years, 1 month, and 4 days was served on a ship. He was serving on the USS Antietmo off the coast of Florida during the Cuban Missile Crisis and he had the honor of meeting President John F. Kennedy while serving on the USS Northampton before the President Kennedy was assassinated. He was honorably discharged in 1964. He was united in marriage to Edna in 1967 and they were blessed with one daughter, Michele. Mike worked as a machinist in the Oil and Gas industry for Deacons and later Simmons Machine Shop. In 1982, he was united in marriage to Marie, the couple built their home in Woodward and they were blessed with three children, Sally Marie, Frank Nelson, and Sherri Dawn. Mike enjoyed hunting racing, boating, and motorcycling. Mikes family and close friends brought him the most joy in his life.

In 2002, he was united in marriage to Shelly Wooldridge at Boiling Springs State Park. They resided in their home in Woodward, and have lived there since that time.

Mike is survived by his spouse, Shelly Hobbie of the home; daughters, Sally Hobbie and boyfriend Victor of Sharon, Sherri Dawn Hobbie-Carson and husband Jay of Woodward, Michele Hasting and husband Chris of Vermont, Halley Johnson and husband Jeremy Goodner of Woodward; son, Joey Johnson and fiance Lona of Woodward; brother, Skip Hobbie and wife Kathy of New York; sister, Patty Holmes and husband Noel of New York; sister in law, Pat Hobbie of New York; grandchildren, Timber, Judd, Hunter, Victor, Caleb, Callum, Lucian, Elayma, Lilly, Ty, Olivia, Greg, Dallas Carson, and Jack; bonus family, Sherri and Bruce Redden, April Dawn Borth, Misty Redden, Shelby Spillman, and little Bruce Redden; many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Betty Hobbie; son, Frank Hobbie; grandchildren, Faith Dean Hobbie and Kelly Marie Hobbie; wife, Marie Hobbie; and brother, Dave Hobbie.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the VFW in honor of Mike with the Billings Funeral Home accepting contributions.


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