Dion K. Dobbs, 77, of Granite City, passed away at 1:08 p.m. Saturday, April 16, 2016, at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City.
He was born June 15, 1938, in East St. Louis, a son of the late Tracy L. Dobbs and Robert (Harrington) Wells. Dion had worked many years with a scrap yard and enjoyed his days of working on cars. The United States Army veteran was a member of the American Legion.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Cornelius Wells; and two brothers, James L. and Robert Dobbs.
He is survived by one brother and sister-in-law, Samuel and Nancy Dobbs; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Carolyn Green and Deborah “Grace” and Stephen Barnett, all of Collinsville; many nieces and nephews; other extended family, neighbors and friends.
In celebration of his life, visitation will be 4 p.m. until time of funeral service at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, with the Rev. Andrew Hess officiating. Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice and may be accepted at the funeral home; www.irwinchapel.com.