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Lynden "Lyn" Paul Hobson

October 3, 1958 — October 12, 2023



Lynden Paul “Lyn” Hobson, 65, of Columbus, Indiana entered into eternal rest on October 12th, 2023 at 
Covered Bridge Health Campus in Seymour, Indiana.

He was born in Salem, Indiana on October 3rd, 1958 to Frank and Sue (Land) Hobson.

Lyn married Melissa Jean Collins on October 26th, 1979 and she survives.

He was a 1976 graduate of Springs Valley High School, graduated from Vincennes University with an Associate Degree, was a member of Kosair Shriners and worked over 21 years as a Locomotive Engineer for Norfolk Southern Railroad.

Lyn enjoyed woodworking, metal working, piloting airplanes, and grilling and smoking barbeque.

He is survived by:

Wife – Melissa Jean Hobson of Columbus, Indiana

Parents – Frank and Sue Hobson of French Lick, Indiana

Sons – Jacob E. Hobson (Marian Homans-Turnbull) of Berkley, California
            Lucas A. Hobson (Dan Estadilla Hobson) of Columbus, Indiana

Brother – Tony Hobson of Paoli, Indiana

Sister – Cris Hobson (Ann Powell) of Evansville, Indiana

Mother-in-law – Joyce Collins of French Lick, Indiana

A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Bro. Jack Wilson on Wednesday, October 18th, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home with Masonic Services at 11:00 a.m.

Visitation for family and friends will be Wednesday, October 18th, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service 
at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Mount Lebanon Cemetery at a later date.


Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –

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Wednesday, October 18, 2023

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Ceremony

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

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