Jun 29, 2017 - From staff reportsPamela Elizabeth Hobbs of Riverton passed away June 15, 2017, in the comfort of her home surrounded by family. She was 71 years old.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, and there will be no services.
She was born Dec. 1, 1945, in Laramie. She spent some of her childhood in the small town of Elk Mountain before her family moved to Rawlins, where she attended high school and met her husband, Tad Hobbs. She married the love of her life, Tad, on Jan. 9, 1962, in Green River. They then relocated to Riverton, where her passion for baking was ignited.
She made herself a successful career as a baker and cake decorator for many years until her retirement. Her biggest joy in life was having and raising her two sons, John and Scott, and then later, her grandchildren, Dillon and Desirae. She was known for her love of baking, crafting, sunflowers, and her dogs. She could often be found on her back deck enjoying the sun or at the casino gambling with her niece, Jill Harvey.
She is survived in death by her sons John Hobbs of Riverton and Scott Hobbs and his wife, Tami, of Rock Springs; grandchildren Dillon Hobbs and his wife, Randi, of Douglas and Desirae Hobbs and her fiancÚ, Justin Edberg, of Casper; and brother, John Richardson, of Green River.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tad Hobbs; her father and mother, William D. Richardson and Edna Richardson; her sister, Virgina Richardson; and her brother, Darrel Richardson.
"Pam will be remembered as the loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, and friend she was," loved ones said.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home (theDavisFuneralHome.com)
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