Welcome

Welcome to Hobbs Johnson Funeral Home & Crematory. We are a full service funeral home, serving Southern Illinois since 1928. We specialize in pre-arrangement, burial, and cremation services. Our on-site crematory offers families choosing cremation peace of mind knowing their loved one never leaves our care and is cremated locally.

Hobbs Johnson Funeral Home & Crematory is family owned and operated, by funeral directors Derek S. Johnson Sr. and Steven A. Pate. The Pate family currently resides above the funeral home.

We take pride in our tradition of honoring loved ones with dignity, respect and integrity at Hobbs Johnson Funeral Home & Crematory and continue to offer the service in which our funeral home was founded on. Let our professional staff assist you with creating a unique and personalized service honoring your loved one.



The Pate Family

Becky, Steve & Steven
Becky, Steve & Steven



“As a funeral professional there is nothing more gratifying than helping a family celebrate and honor a life well lived.” – Steven Pate

We recognize the importance of being part of the community, honoring our veterans and serving the needs of families at difficult and trying times.

Please feel free to contact the funeral directors at Hobbs Johnson Funeral Home & Crematory; we are here to serve you.



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Hobbs Johnson Funeral Home & Crematory

301 South Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812
618-438-8711




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