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NEWSPAPER UNKNOWN, 12 December 1935
Franklin Hale BOBBITT, son of David and Arminta BOBBITT, was born in Washington, KS, May 28, 1870 and departed this life Dec 12, 1935 at Luthern Hospital, Yuma, CO at the age of 65 yrs, 7 mos and 15 days.

His boyhood days were spent near Washington, KS, attending the Eureka district school and Friends Academy there. April 16, 1896, he was united in marriage to Gertrude ROBERTS.

To this union were born five children and three, Merle, Raymond and Ollie Ruth with their mother preceded him in death.

He spent five years of early married life near Morrowville, KS and moved to his farm home west of Haddam 33 years ago. He made his home there until two years ago when he moved to Kirk, CO.

In 1907 he was united in marriage to Bertha WEAVER, who preceded him in death in 1923. He was a faithful member of the Methodist Episcopal
Church, having united in his boyhood days. He was a faithful member of the Odd Fellows Lodge of Haddam and was always interested in the
betterment of the community.

Mr. BOBBITT was a faithful son to his aged mother, Mrs A. D. BOBBITT, having her in his home the past four months, a loving brother and a devoted father to his motherless children.

He leaves to mourn, his aged mother, Mrs A.D. BOBBITT, two daughters, Etta LESKE and Olive SUTHERLIN of White Salmon, WA. Two granddaughters, one grandson, one sister, Mrs. Nettie WHITE of Lawrence, KS, and two brothers, Will BOBBITT of Anboy,WA and Lewis BOBBITT of Haddam.

Funeral services were conducted at the Haddam Church, Sunday afternoon by the Rev. L. E. DIXON. The I.O.O.F. Lodge had charge of the services at the grave in Haddam Cemetery.

Transcribed and Contributed by Delores Raines

Last Updated:  Sunday, November 25, 2001 23:45:28

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