On January 20, 2020, George Dobbs, of Exeter, departed on his final flight. He was 89. Beloved partner of Bev Connelly. Dear father of Bob and Penny Dobbs of Lambeth, John and Lynn Dobbs of Woodstock, Mike Dobbs of Hensall, Kiera Connelly-Tompos and the late John (2016) of Minden, and Chad Connelly and Nikki Posa of Aurora. Dear grandfather of Scott and Kerry and Shannon and James; Rianne and Kellie; Shawn; Cayden, Landon and Shaylin. Dear great-grandfather of Cassandra, Lincoln, and Iris. Dear brother-in-law of Patricia McLean-Dobbs. Predeceased by brother Fred Dobbs (2019)
George was a long-time Exeter businessman owning Dobbs motors. He had a love for hunting, fishing, and the outdoors, but his favourite hobby was building planes. Throughout George’s life he built a total of six planes and they are all still flying today.
Cremation has taken place with a private interment at St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye. A celebration of George’s life will take place at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, EXETER on Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 1-4 PM with words of remembrance at 2 PM. Bob Heywood officiating.
Donations to Jessica’s House, the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation, or the South Huron Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.