Kenneth Hobart

February 20th, 2017

Kenneth Hobart, age 85, of Florida, formerly of Burlington, MA passed away on Feb 15, 2017.

Ken is the devoted father of Kenneth Hobart of Limerick ME, Eileen and Jeff Irons of Lakeland, FL, Judy Hobart and Allan Gill of Nashua, NH, Donna and Bill Corral of Mt. Holly, NC, Denise and Daniel Kennedy of Mint Hill, NC, Dianne Millar of CT, dearest friend of Waltraud Silver, and loving grandfather of 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, cherished son of the late William Hobart and Blanche (Lawson) Hobart. Predeceased by his sister Eileen Simpson. Ken is also survived by loving nieces and nephews, as well as his beloved dog, Carmen.

Ken was educated in Burlington. He was U.S. Army Veteran who served in the Korean War. Ken was a proud and passionate American. Upon returning from his tour in the Army, he worked as an automotive mechanic.

Once Ken retired, he enjoyed puttering in the yard, his family, traveling in his RV, working on engines, and flea markets. He especially loved the annual Flywheelers convention. He collected and built antique cars where his biggest accomplishment and pride was his 1923 Buick. He often quoted Henry Ford stating that “you can have any color you want as long as its black”. While traveling in his RV, he said he never got lost since all roads will lead somewhere.

At the family’s request, Funeral Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ken’s name may be made to Good Sheppard Hospice, 115 S Missouri Avenue, Lakeland, FL, 33815 or The Humane Society of the United States, Gift Donations, 1255 23rd Street, NW, Suite 450, Washington, DC 20037.


5 Entries in Guest Book for “Kenneth Hobart”

  1. Dianne Millar says:

    It’s not goodbye Dad, it is I’ll see you later. So, until we meet again Rest In Peace xxxooo

  2. Shelly Bridges says:

    My heart goes out to all of the family,May Ken RIP.


    Our deepest sympathy goes out to all of you you know you will all way be remembered in the best of ways. May peace be with him now. With love and prayers to his family. RIP till we meet again.

  4. Alban & Linda Thibeault says:

    We are so very sorry for your loss of your Father,, May Rest In Peace,, Your Father is now at Rest, no more pain..

  5. Bobbie and Rick Sargent says:

    Sorry for your loss, Kenny,Eileen, Donna,Denise, and Diane,. Prayers are being said.may you all find peace and love and support with each other,. Losing a parent is very tough, may God guide you all

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