In Loving Memory

June 5, 1946 – October 15, 2017



Daphne, AL


William “Bill” Durall Dobbins, III, 71, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017. He was born and raised in Birmingham, AL. Bill moved to Baldwin County where he lived for many years. For the past 20 years Bill had three kidney transplants and was a huge advocate for organ donation.

Bill is survived by his wife, Anne Wilhelm Dobbins; two sons, Philip W. T. Dobbins of Daphne, AL and William D. (Amy) Dobbins, IV of Birmingham, AL; daughter, Shelby Dobbins James of Atlanta, GA; three grandchildren, Harrison and Bryson Dobbins of Birmingham, AL and Georgia James of Atlanta, GA.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00am, Saturday, October 28, 2017 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 28788 N. Main St., Daphne, AL, 36526. The family will receive friends at 10:30am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alabama Kidney Foundation, Town House, 2012 University Blvd #164, Birmingham, AL, 35233. Expressions of condolence may be offered at Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL.