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Charles Martin Dobkins, Jr

September 3, 1933 — August 2, 2017

Charles Martin Dobkins, Jr., 83, of Coleman, died Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at his residence. A graveside memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Monahans Memorial Cemetery, 400 South Helen Avenue in Monahans. Arrangements are under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home, 400 West Pecan Street, Coleman.

Charles Martin Dobkins, Jr. was born September 3, 1933 in McCamey to Charlie Martin Dobkins, Sr. and Nonis Lilleene Reed. He grew up in Grandfalls on the Reed Ranch. He served in the United States Army from 1951-1955, obtaining the rank of Sargent. On May 8, 1960, he married Lois Eyvon Grantham in Iraan. Mr. Dobkins was a rancher, managed Howard’s Bakery in Monahans and worked in the oil field. He was a member of Union Church in Grandfalls. He moved to Coleman in 2009 from Monahans.

Survivors include his wife, Eyvon Dobkins of Coleman; one daughter, Charlene Lavon Pennington and husband, Billy Ray, of May; two grandchildren, Renea Lange and husband, Keith, of Corpus Christi, Kawyn Diez of Corpus Christy; three great grandchildren, Zach Lange of Corpus Christi, Nate Diez of Corpus Christi and Jokaby Diez of Corpus Christi.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Rosetta Eyvon Dobkins; a son, Joseph Martin Dobkins; three brothers, Bill Dobkins, Jimmy Dobkins and Richard Dobkins.

Condolences for the family may be left online at

Graveside Service

Saturday, September 09, 2017
11:00 AM

Monahans Memorial Cemetery
400 South Helen Avenue
Monahans, Texas 79756

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