March 1, 1936 - April 12, 2019
Barbara Joan Shobe, age 83, a resident of Robertsdale, passed away on April 12, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert (Bob) D. Shobe, Sr. Barbara is survived by her sister, Priscilla (Fred) Lanius of Greenbrier, Tennessee, brother Larry Burnworth of Huntington, Indiana; three children, Robert D. (Rebecca) Shobe, Jr. of Robertsdale, Wayne A. Shobe, Sr. of Spanish Fort, Lesa (Alex) L. Brill of Robertsdale; nine grandchildren, Robert (Wendy) D. Shobe, III, W. Allen (Natalie) Shobe, Jr., Ricky (Tamara) Shobe, Mark (Jamie) Shobe, Haley (Zach) White, Tara (Nick) Hall, Katelyn (Justin) Duffy, Kyle Dorman and Ryan Shobe; and 12 great-grandchildren, Blair and Roger Shobe, Addison, Sadie, and Macie Kate Shobe, Emerson and Vivienne Shobe, Ellie and Eden White, Lexie and Hunter Hall, and John Duffy. Barbara was a faithful wife and mother, supporting her husband in his 20-year Air Force career and accompanying him with the family to Germany, California, Kansas, Okinawa, North Dakota and North Carolina. Upon his retirement from the military, the family established their home in Robertsdale. Among other positions, Barbara assisted Dr. Ross Luckie as office nurse and worked for Connie’s ReRuns for many years. She loved to travel and spent her retirement years as a travel agent, planning and enjoying cruises and trips for herself and her family. Barbara was a dedicated Christian and a faithful member of the Robertsdale Church of the Nazarene where she served for many years in numerous capacities, including youth leader, mission director, choir and ensemble member, and church board member. A funeral service will be held at the Robertsdale Church of the Nazarene at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019. Committal will be conducted at Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Florida at 2 p.m. A visitation will be held Thursday, April 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mack Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Robertsdale Church of the Nazarene or the Gideons.
Barbara Joan Shobe, age 83, a resident of Robertsdale, passed away on April 12, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert (Bob) D. Shobe, Sr. Barbara is survived by her sister, Priscilla (Fred) Lanius of Greenbrier, Tennessee, brother... View Obituary & Service Information
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