He was preceded in death by his father, Alfred L. Hobbs and his mother, Lena G. Hobbs.
Kelvin was born to the union of the late Lena Hobbs and Alfred Hobbs in Nottoway County on October 2, 1947. He attended public school in Nottoway County. Kelvin accepted Christ as his personal Savior at an early age and attended Poplar Lawn Baptist Church.
Kelvin was part of the Adjunct Faculty and Professor in the Substance Abuse Studies Department at the University of Central Oklahoma. He also worked at Eagle Ridge Institute in Oklahoma City as a Regional Prevention Coordinator.
Kelvin’s mission in life was always to encourage and help people. This was before he went into the military, while in the military, and after he retired. He was an ordained minister and a true servant of God. Kelvin never met anyone whose life he didn’t impact.
He leaves to mourn his wife of 49 years, Pat (Patricia L. Hobbs), one son, Kelvin “Chip” Hobbs (Keasha), one daughter, Khourie Hobbs-Jones, six grandchildren, Sadie, Kacee, Kai, Khloe, Braylon, and Ellis, one sister, Edith M. Eppes, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.
Funeral Services were held at Temple & Sons Funeral Directors Inc. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on January 19, 2021. Burial with full military honors was at Fort Sill National Cemetery, Elgin Oklahoma on January 20, 2021.
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