Marion – James Michael “Mike” Jobe, 68, of Marion, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 7:30 am at the V.A. Medical Center in Marion.
Mike was born April 13, 1951 in Carbondale the son of James “Jim” and Jacqueline Sue “Jackie” (Newton) Jobe. He was a member of Grand Avenue Baptist Church of Carterville for over 30 years. Mike was a heavy equipment operator for Peacock for 15 years and owned Jobe Electronics for over 40 years. Mike was an Air Force Veteran proudly serving his country during the Vietnam Era.
Survivors include his; Special Friend – Regina Webb of Marion
Father – James Jobe of Marion
Niece – Misty Jobe of West Frankfort
Great nephew – Ethan Riddle of West Frankfort
Great niece – Hevyn Riddle of West Frankfort
Several aunts and uncles
Preceded by his Mother – Jacqueline Sue “Jackie” Jobe and brother John Daniel “Danny” Jobe.
Funeral services will be Friday, April 26, 2019 at 1 pm at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Nathan Green and Rev. Rick Ragain officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Military Rites will be presented by members of the Marion VFW Post #1301, American Legion Post #147 and Air Force Flag Detail Unit. Visitation will be Friday from 11 am until the time of service at the funeral home.
For those who prefer memorials may be made to the ALS Foundation. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois 62959. For additional information or to sign the guest memorial register please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.