"Bedford Boys" Hubert Hobbs passes away at age 91 - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

"Bedford Boys" Hubert Hobbs passes away at age 91

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One of the original "Bedford boys" passed away Monday.

91-year-old Mills Hubert Hobbs was a D-Day veteran and landed on Omaha beach with the 115th infantry, 29th division on June 6th, 1944.

Last year Hobbs received the legion of honor, which is the highest award given by the republic of France.

The youngest D-Day veteran is 88 years old.

His service will be held at Oakley's funeral home in Roanoke this Saturday at 2 p.m.

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