Kenneth “Wayne” Jobe

Kenneth “Wayne” Jobe, “Pine Dog”, 72, of Kirklin, died at 1:26 p.m. July 9, 2017 at Witham Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, Ind. Born July 14, 1944 in Barren County, Kentucky to Raymond D. & Ruby L. (Hamilton) Jobe. He married Linda D. Beets on December 31, 1973 in Westpoint Christian Church and she survives.

Wayne attended 1st grade at Temple Hill Grade School in Thompskinsville, Kentucky.  His family moved from Kentucky when he was seven and he worked for Jimmy Joe Davis with his dad. He was a 1962 graduate of Clinton Central High School.   Wayne retired from Allison’s in 1992 and worked part time at Precision Truss and Penske Truck Leasing.  He was a member of The Sons of the American Legion in Kirklin, the Beard Masonic Lodge and served on the Kirklin Town Board from 1980-1983.  Wayne enjoyed camping, gardening, motorcycle riding since he was 20 years old, mushroom hunting and fishing.  He loved spending time with friends at the Sheridan Legion, talking about the old days.


Wife:  Linda Jobe of Kirklin

2 Sons:  Kenneth Ray (Melinda) Jobe of Kirklin

Jerrid (Chris) Jobe of Frankfort

1 Daughter:  Melinda Pryor of Kirklin

Brother:  Gary (Ellen) Jobe of Kirklin

6 Grandchildren, Rachel (Adam) Applegate, Jenny Pryor, Kortney Jobe, Diane (Max) Ebert, Andrew Jobe and Calvin Jobe

Mother-in-Law:  Dorothy Beets

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Rex Beets.


 Visitation will be 12 Noon-2 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home.  Funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.  Please visit, where you may share a personal message with the family.