Hobo was a World War II veteran, having proudly served our country in the United States Navy.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife of 57 years, Marinda Hobaugh; a son, Glen Hobaugh and a half-brother, Johnnie Creason.
Hobo is survived by his loving wife Betty Nall of the home; a daughter, Connie Lovelady and husband Charles of Grove, Oklahoma; a son, William A. Hobaugh, Jr. and wife Nancy of Alvarado, Texas; three step-children, Kevin Nall and wife Chrystal of Kirbyville, Missouri, Charlene Nall of Springfield, Missouri, Dennis Nall also of Springfield, Missouri; a half-sister, Theresa Fincannon of Grove, Oklahoma; eight grandchildren; four step-grandsons; 22 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandsons; 17 great-great-grandchildren.
A memorial service for Hobo will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, May 16, 2014 at Friendly Baptist Church, Branson, Missouri. Dr. Cardis Bryan and Bro. John Holt will be officiating. Burial at Olympus Cemetery in Grove, Oklahoma will be held at a later time.