Donald C. Dobbs
August 24, 1936 - December 29, 2020
Birthplace: Texas County, Missouri
Resided In: Red Oak, Iowa

Visitation 12/30/2020
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Service 12/30/2020
Evergreen Cemetery
Burial 12/30/2020
Evergreen Cemetery

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Donald Covert Dobbs, age 84, of Red Oak, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Society. Donald was born August 24, 1936 in Texas County, Missouri, the son of Emmit Taylor and Mary Edna (Clark) Dobbs. He was raised in the Coburg, Iowa area graduating from Coburg High School in 1954. He started working for the Iowa Department of Transportation and worked his way up retiring as a Bridge Inspector. He then started with A.M. Cohron and Sons working many years before retiring for the second time. He was a longtime member of the Our Savior Lutheran Church. Don loved fishing and hunting and spending time with his family. He always took great pride in keeping his home, yard, and vehicles in tip top condition. Don always enjoyed spending time having coffee with friends, especially at the Rainbow Café.

Survivors include his wife Beryl Dobbs of Red Oak; son: Brent Dobbs and wife Becky of Finger, TN; daughter: Brenda Sullivan and husband Jerry of Clive, IA; grandchildren: Marisa Sullivan of Mankato, MN; Brandon Sullivan of Clive, IA; and Laura Sloan and husband Robert of Germantown, TN; great grandchildren: R.J., Weston, and Lydia Sloan; sister-in-law: Louise Blunck of Santa Margarita, CA; nieces: Debbie VanDerWerf of Seattle, WA and Denise Cole of Phoenix, AZ; and other relatives and many friends.

A private family graveside funeral will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Evergreen Cemetery. There will be open viewing from 10 AM – 2PM Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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Red Oak, Iowa 51566
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