Christopher A. Hobbs

Christopher A. Hobbs, 22, of Bartonville, formally of Canton, passed away at 9:55 PM on Monday, January 1, 2018 at his home. He was born on September 15, 1995 in Peoria, IL to Marc M. Hobbs and Regina M. (Sheridan) Hobbs.

Surviving is his brother, Marcus of Bartonville; sister, Madeline of Canton; paternal grandmother, Jane Hobbs of Canton, paternal great-grandma, Sally Krulac of Canton; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, mother, paternal grandfather, and maternal grandparents.

Christopher loved traveling, Peru was a favorite destination. He loved history and was especially fascinated with anything concerning John F. Kennedy. He loved flying and has finished a number of hours toward his pilot’s license. He loved working and being outdoors and aspired to have his own business one day. Christopher was a gentle soul and now he is at peace.

Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. A private burial of ashes will be at Greenwood Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to OSF Children’s Hospital of Peoria, Fulton County Humane Society in Canton, or a charity of the donor’s choice. To make online condolences you may go to

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13 Responses to Christopher A. Hobbs

  1. Justina Ray says:

    So sorry for your loss 😣

  2. Larry Miller says:

    Saddened to hear about chris’s passing! He reached out to me Saturday night about helping with my bar room & having beers with me! Never got back with him & that saddens me!! Sorry never got that chance to hang out chris!

  3. John and Avis Janes says:

    So sorry for your loss. It is really difficult to lose some one so young.

  4. Chet and Linda Phillips says:

    So very sorry for your loss. May the Lord give you strength in this difficult time.

  5. Lyn Snowman says:

    Marcus and Madeline,
    I am so sorry for your lost. My prayers go out to you to help you through this difficult time. Sending love and hugs!
    Lyn Snowman

  6. Deanna Hinds says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. I pray the God of all comfort will bring peace to all Christopher’s family and friends. Deanna and Jim Hinds

  7. Sherry K.Kreichgauer says:

    A wonderful young man who mourned the loss of his parents.

  8. Lorenda Spilker says:

    We are so very sad to learn of Christopher’s passing. Our deepest sympathy to his parents and grandparents. Lorenda and Alvin Spilker.

  9. Lorenda Spilker says:

    We were very sad to learn of Christopher’s passing. Our deepest sympathy to his family.

  10. Dave Prosser says:

    My families deepest sympathies to the Hobbs family. May God keep you in his loving arms through this time.

  11. Cynthia Landis Olson says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  12. Chris Bill Gibbs says:

    Jane and family, we are so sorry to hear of Christopher’s passing. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  13. Norma & Shelby Lightle says:

    Janie and all the family. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of a grandson. It’s always so difficult at any age, but someone young is even harder. Our sympathies to everyone in the family.

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