December 13, 2011

Christopher “Chris” Dobson

DALTON — Christopher “Chris” Dobson, 41, of Dalton, passed away Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, at the home of his parents.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Carl and Shirley Bates and Ernest Dobson.

Chris was an avid hunter, a loyal friend and devoted father, and the greatest dad in the world to his girls.

He is survived by his wife, Anita Dobson of Dalton; daughters and a son-in-law, Haley and Tyson Welch and Hannah Dobson, all of Dalton, Taelyn Reese Dobson of New York; parents, Gary and Monda Dobson of Rocky Face; sisters and brothers-in-law, Stacie and Chris Carlock and Tammie and Rusty Hyde, all of Rocky Face; grandmother, Irene Dobson of Rocky Face; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews also survive.

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Chris Dobson will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Westside Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Marty Greene officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from noon until the service hour at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Chris’ memory for his daughters, Haley and Hannah at BB&T, 1244 Glenwood Ave., Dalton, GA 30721.

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Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Westside Chapel, Rocky Face, is in charge of funeral arrangements. For more information, call (706) 272-9777.

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