JACKSON - Gifford E. Hobeck, 64, died July 8, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born June 21, 1939, son of the late Elmer and Retta Barks Hobeck, he had co-owned H & T Builders in Jackson. A former employee of Lincoln McBride, he co-owned and operated Hobeck Siding Company with his sons for the past 20 years. He attended Good News Christian Center in Jackson and was a member of the Cape County Coon Hunters Club.
On Feb. 11, 1961, he married Ruth Ann Slinkard who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Scott and Gina Hobeck of Millersville and Mark and Tina Hobeck of Jackson; one daughter, Jenny Hobeck of Sikeston; one brother Floyd Hobeck of Daisy; two sisters-in-law, Verna Hobeck of Daisy and Inez Hobeck of Jackson; and five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Milford Hobeck and Elmer Lee Hobeck.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. today McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, where services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Johnny Seabaugh will officiate.
Burial will follow in the New Salem Cemetery at Daisy.