David R. Dobbins, 88, Bidwell, Ohio passed away Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio. He was born in Gallipolis, Ohio October 26, 1932 to the late Joseph and Mary Harrington Dobbins. David was retired from Carpenter Union Local #650 following thirty years and he was also a retired farmer. He married Nancy C. Thompson who preceded him in death March 31, 2017. David was a beloved member of his community.
He is survived by his children: David R. Dobbins, Jr., Shelby, Ohio; Carol Jean Oiler, Middleport, Ohio; James V. (Joann) Dobbins, Michigan; Mary J. (Robert) Lewis, Vinton, Ohio; Crystal L. (Arthur) Writesel, Gallipolis, Ohio and Betty L. (Brad) Halfhill, Jackson, Ohio; twenty-three grandchildren; fifty-seven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; brother, Darrell (Sylvia) Dobbins, Christmas, Florida; sisters-in-law: Wanda Hager, Frances Dobbins and Judy Thompson and brothers-in-law, Buster Hagar and Henry Maynard.
In addition to his parents and wife, David was preceded in death by daughter, Bonnie Sue Fuller; son, Harry Jefferson Dobbins; grandson, Jerrad Oiler; great-grandson, Christopher Oiler; brother, Joe Dobbins, Jr.; sisters: Wilma Jean Thomas, Ella Belle Wheeler, Joann Hager and Nanita Carpenter; brothers-in-law, John and June Thompson and Clarence Thompson and sister-in-law, Katie Maynard.
Funeral services will be held 12:00 PM Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at the Dobbins Family Cemetery, Bidwell, Ohio. Burial will follow in the Dobbins Family Cemetery. Family and friends may call on the family at the Family Cemetery from 11:00 AM to the time of service. The McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton Chapel, is honored to serve the Dobbins Family.
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