Alfred Titus Hobbs, Jr. passed away peacefully on May 23, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Alfred was born, and raised, in Emporia, VA. He was 74 years old. Since 1974, he has been a well-known building contractor in Emporia and the surrounding counties. Alfred was very particular about his work and he took great pride in trying to satisfy each and every one of his customers. He was an active member of Main Street Baptist Church and he was involved in numerous local charitable organizations. He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Peggy, son Chris, daughter Sherri, step-son Chris, step-daughter Tara, their spouses, Stephanie, Juri, Susan and Joey and seven grandchildren, Bailey, Olivia, Claire, Jackson, Anna, Cooper, and Sloane. He is also survived by his loving sister Peggy and her husband Ernest, his brother-in-law Kiser Robinson, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred T. Hobbs, Sr. and Lucy Bradley Hobbs, sisters Edla Hobbs Wray and Louise Hobbs Robinson. A gathering of friends will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 25th at Main Street Baptist Church in Emporia, VA. The funeral service will also be held at the church at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, May 26th. A private graveside service will be held immediately following the funeral. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either Main Street Baptist Church, 440 S Main St. Emporia, VA 23847 or the Emporia Greensville Humane Society, 113 Baker St., Emporia, VA 23847. Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville will be handling the arrangements.