It is with great sadness that we share the news of Dr. Hobgood’s demise.
Congo’s talking drums spread the news that father of HandUp Congo co-founders has died. All 23 parishes in Congo’s Disciples community will hold services on January 3 to coincide with Ben’s USA service of remembrance.
Dr. Ben Clay Hobgood, 86, of Penney Farms, passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014 at his home.
A service of remembrance will be held on Saturday, January 3 at 2:30 pm, Penney Memorial Church, Penney Farms, Florida.
Donations in his memory may be made to the North American Liaison Bureau
(Congo Protestant University), designating the “B and B Hobgood Named Fund,”
PO Box 545, Penney Farms, FL 32079 USA
or online www.upcongo.org.
Attached is a link to a feature story on Dr. Hobgood by Natana Weteto in the January issue of the Congo Community of Disciples’ newsletter (page 10). See http://globalministries.org/news/africa/BID-1-2014English.pdf.