Troy Russell Jobe
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Troy Russell Jobe
  • July 4, 1923 - September 5, 2017
  • Memphis, Mississippi

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Troy Jobe, 94

Services to celebrate the life of Troy Jobe, 94, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at McPeters Funeral Directors Chapel with burial to follow in Forrest Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 a.m. until service time at 11:00 a.m.

Mr. Jobe died on September 5, 2017 at Kirby Pines Assisted Living in Memphis. He was born on July 4, 1923 in Corinth to the late Edgar P. and Virgie Cobb Jobe. He was a graduate of Kossuth High School, attended Northeast Mississippi Community College and University of Mississippi Extension Center in Corinth. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Corinth, 32nd deg. Mason and Shriner and served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He served in many civic clubs and business associations. After 43 years of service, Mr. Jobe retired from Dana Corporation of Toledo, OH as Vice President and General Manager of the Forrest Products Division in Ashland, MS.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Lucken Jobe, brothers, Vernon Felker, Robert Jobe, Stanley Jobe, Rufus Jobe, John Jobe; and a sister, Ramona Jobe Landrum.

He is survived by his children, Patricia Jobe Adoin (Bert) and Tommy Jobe (Christine); 3 grandchildren, Lindsey Jobe Elam, Leigh Jobe Wilburn (Jeramee), Caleb Jobe and 3 great-grandchildren, Liz Ann Elam, Sam Elam and Lily Wilburn.

Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Jobe, Larry Jobe, Steve Jobe, James Jobe, Mark Mills, and Larry Landrum, Jr.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in honor of Troy Jobe to St. Jude's Children's Hospital at stjude.org.

Online condolences can be left at www.McPetersFuneralDirectors.com.