- July 21, 1943 - July 2, 2011
of Herbert's Passing
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“Jo, we are so very sorry about Mack. I was never so shocked as when I walked into Homeland for Glenda's memorial and was told what happenned. I want...Read More »
1 of 27 | Posted by: JANEECE & EDWARD SPRINGFIELD - GA
“Jo - I am so sorry for your loss - I have funny memories of Mack when he worked with us at Aladdin. You are in my thoughts and prayers - may God...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: Connie (Hooper) Ellis - Dalton, GA
“Jo we are so sorry to hear about the terrible accident and the loss of Mack. He was a good man indeed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
3 of 27 | Posted by: Sandra Flowers - Friend
“Jo and Family, I am so sorry to hear about Mack's accident. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
4 of 27 | Posted by: Karen Lents Williamson - GA
I was so shocked and saddened to learn of Mack's passing yesterday. Sunset Drive holds many fond memories for Chuck and me and you guys were a...Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: Pam Tysinger - Acworth, GA
“My deepest sympathy to the family of Mack Dobbs. I went to high school in Huntsville, Tenn. with Mack. I remember him as being a quiet and reserve...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: Judy Sexton Hutchings - Sparta, TN
“I am very much saddened by this accident. The memorial ride that we were on was the ride for my Momma, Glenda Langford Sanford. I have known Jo and...Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: Brooke Martin - Chatsworth, GA
“To the family of Mack Dobbs,I work with Donna Dobbs Hill at Morningside Assisted Living. I was so sorry to hear the news and just wanted to let...Read More »
8 of 27 | Posted by: Toni Thompson - Dalton, GA
“i remember mack as a generous, fun loving, guy. we spent a lot of time just hanging out with a lot of other friends. i was so sorry to hear of his...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Helen Byrd Tiemann - wyoming, IL
“Mack was indescribable as an individual. He had the ability to be whatever you needed him to be, a friend, an uncle, a guidance counselor, or just...Read More »
10 of 27 | Posted by: Ron Jeffers - Dayton, TN - Nephew
“Saddened to hear of Mack's accident. He did not graduate with me in 1961 but I remember him well in school. We had our 50 year reunion a couple...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: Betty West Sexton
“i only meet mac a cuple times but my daddy loved him he was like a brother to him (ken jeffers was dad) mac was a good man and i loved him. sorry...Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: tonya sexton( jeffers)
I would like to say that I am very sorry to hear that Mack has passed.
You and Mack were very good friends to me at a time that I needed you...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: Lamar Weeks - Rossville, GA
“I had the pleasure to work around Mack at Mohawk. He was a very gentle and helpful man. Always had a smile and never refused anything asked of him...Read More »
14 of 27 | Posted by: Moe - Friend
“God be with each and everyone of you throughout your loss.
15 of 27 | Posted by: Kathy Ensley Taylor - friend
“Mack was a very sweet person. I have known he and most of his family for years and years. He was always the same. He always had that wonderful...Read More »
16 of 27 | Posted by: Kathy Ensley Taylor - chatsworth, GA
“Sorry to hear Mack passed. Mack and Jo came in the store I worked at everyday. They both always had a smile. They also made me smile. When my son had...Read More »
17 of 27 | Posted by: Beverly Cress - friend
“I am so thankful that Mack was a part of my boys lives. Wesley and Brett lives will be richer knowing a man whos heart was true and full of love.
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18 of 27 | Posted by: Brandon & Kenna Hayes - GA
“Sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Dobbs.
19 of 27 | Posted by: David W. Greeson - Chatsworth, GA
“Sorry to hear about macks passing.You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
20 of 27 | Posted by: Michael Ballew Jr. - chatsworth, GA
“I am so shocked and saddened to hear of Mack's passing. As a teen in Scott County, I always enjoyed knowing Mack. He was always kind and respectful...Read More »
21 of 27 | Posted by: Jimmy Collins - Ringgold, GA
“I remember him from earlier days at school and being in the same class with him . Not only as a classmate but also as my cousin & stopping by to...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Marie Dobbs _ Woltersdorf - TX
“Mack was a good friend. His ever present smile will be missed by all. Stunned to hear about this and we wish the family well.
23 of 27 | Posted by: Rickey Cloer & Betty Cloer - GA
“Mack was a great man and I was so proud to call him my uncle. The world is just a little dimmer but Heaven is a lot brighter. We will always have him...Read More »
24 of 27 | Posted by: Wayne Jeffers - Nephew
“When I was a little girl, Mack would put each of my feet on top of each of his and dance with me. He'd tell me now I could dance. I couldn't dance a...Read More »
25 of 27 | Posted by: Judy Jeffers Goins - Neice
I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all as you face the coming days. May God Bless your hearts and give...Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: Ruth Ann Cosby - Cousin
“Mack was a wonderful person. Always had a smile and a laugh to share! He will be missed! My prayers are with all of you!
27 of 27 | Posted by: Patti Pankey - Ellijay, GA
Mr. Herbert Mack Dobbs, age 67, of Chatsworth, Georgia, departed this life Saturday morning, July 2, 2011 at the Murray Medical Center from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Mack was born July 21, 1943 in Scott County, Tennessee, a son of the late McKinley and Magdalene Crowley Dobbs. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Martin, brother, McKinley Dobbs Jr., sisters, Bonnie Jeffers, Maxine Haddix, and Melody Jeffers.
Mack loved to stay busy, was very outgoing, never met a stranger, could never tell anyone no and was always willing to help someone in need. He loved life.
Mack proudly served his country during the Vietnam War in the U.S. Army. Mack worked as an electrician at the Mohawk/Galaxy Plant in Chatsworth.
Mack was a member of the 1974 graduating class of EMT’s at Dalton Vocational School of Practical Nurses, which was the first class of EMT’s in the state and had the honor of being Badge #797. He was one of the founding member of the Murray County Rescue Squad, a member of the Chatsworth Lions Club and a member of Homeland Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of thirty-seven years, Mary Jo Dobbs of the residence; sons and daughter-in-law, Jody and Cynthia Dobbs of Chatsworth, GA, Matthew Dobbs of Dalton, GA; daughter, Donna Hill of Dalton, GA; grandchildren, Cody Dobbs, Chance Hudson, Brianna Hill and Scott Hill; brothers and sisters-in-law, Dean Dobbs of Mississippi, Bill and Sheila Dobbs of Chatsworth, GA, Jim and Jerri Dobbs of Murfreesboro, TN; sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Frank Deitsch of Kentucky; his cats whom he referred to as his grand cats, Monteque, Salem, BB, Jake, Jasmine and Pandora; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Mack Dobbs will be held Tuesday evening, July 5, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. at the Homeland Baptist Church in Chatsworth, Georgia, with Reverend Harold Poteet and Steve Noland officiating. He will be laid to rest at Harrison Chapel Cemetery with Cody Dobbs, Gary Welch, Chance Hudson, Ray Sitton, Larry Ballew, and John Cherry serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the Chatsworth Lions Club and members of the Murray County Rescue Squad.
The family will receive friends at the Melrose Chapel of Ponders Funeral Home from 5:00 until 10:00 p.m. Monday and after 4:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Homeland Baptist Church.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Ponders Funeral Home, Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton, GA 30721, 706-226-4002