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(February 6, 1930 – October 26, 2014)

DONALD FORD NOBBS Donald F. Nobbs, 84, of Midland, MI, baptized in Jesus name and filled with the Holy Ghost went to be with his Lord on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at MidMichigan Medical Center. He was born on February 6, 1930 in Coleman, MI to the late Lloyd and Clara (Ford) Nobbs. On September 23, 1961 he married Marilyn M. Howden. Donald was employed with the Dow Chemical Company as a pipefitter retiring in 1985. Donald enjoyed gardening, walking, bike riding, taking care of his lawn and camping with his family. He was very active in his church and took pleasure in taking care of his neighbors.Donald is survived by his wife; Marilyn, daughters; Karen (Yose) Belchatowski, Laura (Michael) Chervenak and Teresa (Gary) Eastman, sons; Don and David (Debbie) Nobbs, son-in-law; Craig Lobsinger, 19 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister , Genevieve Flock. Donald was predeceased by his daughters; Brenda Nevels and Sue Lobsinger, brothers; Manley, Robert, and James Nobbs, sisters; Clara Alice Carpenter, Vera Bessey and Gene Johnston.A Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the Pentecostal Temple with Rev. Gary Eastman of the Calvary Apostolic officiating. Friends can visit with the family at Smith-Miner Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 29, from 5-7pm and at the church on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 10 am until the time of service.Those considering an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the family in his name.On line condolences can be given at smithminer.com