Daniel Lawrence Hobbs, also affectionately known as Simon, was born June 20, 1983 in Jefferson City, Missouri. Daniel passed away September 15, 2020 in a tragic car accident in San Antonio, Texas.
Daniel is survived by his wife, Ursula Spectre; his parents, Jim and Beth Hobbs; his sister, Malinda Mitchell, her husband Wil, and his niece, Sophie; his brother, Zachary Hobbs; and maternal grandparents, Larry and Darleen Kopfer. Daniel had five aunts, three uncles, eight cousins, two great-aunts and a great-uncle, and many second and third cousins whom he loved very much. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Daniel E. Hobbs and Marylyn M. Smith; five great-aunts, six great-uncles, and four second cousins.
Daniel L. Hobbs lived in Jefferson City, Missouri for 31 of his 37 years. He attended Jefferson City public schools and graduated from Jefferson City High School in May 2001. Daniel earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia in December 2005.
Daniel “Simon” Hobbs and Ursula “DJ” Spectre were married May 31, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas.
Daniel worked in the inventory control department of the Dollar General Corporation Distribution Centers in Fulton, Missouri and San Antonio, Texas for a total of 13 years.
A private family memorial service will be held on October 30, 2020 at Freeman Mortuary.
Memorial contributions in Daniel’s honor can be made to the Jefferson City Animal Shelter or Fair Haven Children’s Home in Strafford, Mo.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Freeman Mortuary.