Longtime Sharon Springs, Kansas resident Logan Charleston Dobbs, 86, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Goodland Regional Medical Center.
He was born August 3, 1926, at Colby, in Thomas County, Kansas, the son of Elsie (Carpenter) and F. H. Dobbs. He grew up in Thomas County, and attended school there.
In 1943, he moved to Wallace County with his parents. He worked as a mechanic for Lacey’s Service Station, and then for twenty-five years for Cowles Motor Company.
On August 5, 1947, he was united in marriage to Bertha Rauch, and to them were born son Terry in 1949 and daughter Tanya in 1953. He was a member of Hi-Plains Baptist Church, Rotary, and Wallace County EMT Association. Hobbies that he enjoyed were working with and collecting old cars and motorcycles. He also enjoyed farming.
Logan took office of Magistrate Judge on December 1, 1996, and served that office until January 11, 2003. Following that work, he continued a Municipal Judge for the City of Sharon Springs, retiring in December of 2010.
Preceding him in death were his parents; sisters Shirley and Edith; and great-grandson Nick Haney.
Surviving family includes his wife Bertha Dobbs of Sharon Springs; son Terry Dobbs and his wife Helen of Goodland; daughter Tanya Gill and her husband Douglas of Goodland; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; and sister Sheila Gebhards and her husband James of Sharon Springs.
A private family inurnment service will be held at the Sharon Springs Cemetery.
Memorials may be designated to Wallace County Ambulance Association, and may be mailed to Koons Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland, KS 67735-1555. Online condolences: www.koonsfuneralhome.com