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Steve Dobbs 1955 - 2019
Manuel Palacio Sr.

TOPEKA — Steve Dobbs, 63, of Topeka, Kan. passed away February 1, 2019. Funeral services will be 11:00 am, Friday, February 8, 2019 at Chapel Hill – Butler Funeral Home, 701 N. 94th St., Kansas City, KS 66112. Entombment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Memo-rial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice, in memory of Steve.

Steve was born February 12, 1955 in Great Bend, Kansas to E. Wayne and Norma Lee Dobbs. He graduated from Great Bend High School and attended Barton County Community College. Steve graduated from The Kansas City Area Vocational-Technical School, where he learned his engineering technical skills. He worked for engineering firms in Kansas City and Topeka and retired in 2017 from CFS Engineers as a Senior Engineering Technician. Steve was a talented vocalist and guitarist and played in numerous weddings for friends and family. He was also very involved with his family and their activities. 

Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Wayne and Norma Lee Dobbs, and his sister-in-law, Rhonda Renee Dobbs.

He is survived by his siblings, Karen Simpson and her husband William, Lawrence; Gary Dobbs and his wife Rhonda, Spring, Texas; Dallas Dobbs, Grand Lake, Okla., and Kala Patterson and her husband Dennis, Lawrence; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, and his former wife, Becky Bullock Dobbs.

Fond memories and condolences for Steve may be left at, as arrangements are under the direction of Chapel Hill – Butler Funeral Home.

Funeral arrangements provided by

Chapel Hill - Butler Funeral Home

701 North 94th Street

Kansas City, KS 66112

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Feb. 6, 2019