Brian N. Hobbs, age 64 of Wilmington passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at his home.
Brian was born in Raleigh, NC on June 17, 1955 to the late William G. Hobbs and Esther Pickard Hobbs.
Brian was a Professional Land Surveyor, he owned and operated Hobbs Surveying Company, and was involved with many construction sites and construction projects in the local tri-county area for several years. He was a math genius and loved the challenges the surveying profession brought him. He loved being in the outdoors with nature no matter what the weather.
Brian loved to laugh and make others laugh. He lived for laughter and you always knew when he was in the room. He loved his music and was an accomplished and talented pianist. His favorite music was Jazz and he had an extensive collection from which he could name every song and artist. His music often brought him solace and peace in his life. There was always a tune playing in his head.
He also enjoyed traveling especially to the islands of the Caribbean.
Brian was loved by his family and many friends and co-workers. He loved his brothers dearly and his “Momma” Hobbs. He looked so forward to watching his niece and nephew’s children grow up. He lived life to the fullest and his infectious laugh will be greatly missed.
Dear Brian, the demons are gone and you are now in the arms of the angels. May you rest in peace forever, but we all know you are probably dancing with those angels right now!
He is survived by his sister in-law Kathy Hobbs of Porters Neck; niece, Ava Hobbs Kastner, nephew, Joseph Hobbs and their children Hank, Grady, and Neko. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Grady A. Hobbs and William G. Hobbs, Jr.
A celebration of life to be held at Oakdale Cemetery, 520 N 15th Street Wilmington, NC 28401 on Saturday, Feb 22nd,at 2:00 pm with a reception following at the Oceanic Pier and Restaurant in Wrightsville Beach.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations should be made in his name to Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity at www.CapeFearHabitat.org or 20 N 4th Street, suite 200, Wilmington, NC 28401.
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