Kenneth H. Jobes, 85

Kenneth H. Jobes, 85, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, in Delaware Hospice Center, Milford, Del. He had been a self-employed demolition technician and was known as the “gentle wrecker” by his business associates. He was a practical joker, beloved father and a good man.

Jobes is survived by his companion of 22 years, Aliene Betts Miller, of Millsboro; one son, Kenneth R. Jobes and his wife, Trudy, of Lawrenceville, Ga.; an adopted sister, Vicky Higgins; and three cherished grandchildren, Dara, Dana and Melissa.

Services were scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, and burial was private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.