James Dobie

Published 10:58 am Saturday, March 31, 2012

Name: James Dobie

James Dobie believes the secret to happiness is having a family. His includes two children and a grandson. -- James Artis | Tidewater News

Age: 68

Occupation: Manager at Carolina Cleaners

Children’s name and ages: Bryan, 25; Ashley, 24

Church affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist

People say I look like: My father

Favorite movie of all time: “The Green Mile”

TV show I never miss: “CSI: Miami”

The secret to happiness is: Having a family

Song I’d love to sing karaoke to: “Love and Happiness”

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Fish, frog legs and oysters

Three words that best describe me: Honest, honest, honest

One superpower I wish I had: Healing

My proudest achievement: My two kids and grandson

My most humbling moment: My
grandson, Bryan Jr. “Man-Man,” being born

My most recent trip: Maryland

My life won’t be complete until: I see my grandson become a man

My friends think I’m: Funny

I really lose my cool when: When I am in pain

Favorite college sports team: Virginia Tech

Favorite college sports team: Eagles

Favorite color: Blue

Best life lesson learned and who taught me: Do unto others as they do to you — my grandmother

best decision in life: To be with my

local charitable or non-profit organization more people should support: Food banks

What gives me the blues: Rainy days

best childhood memory: Growing up with my oldest sister