Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


June 11, 2013

Calvin Bobbitt

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Calvin Bobbitt, age 80, of Rusk are scheduled for Tues., June 11, at 2 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville, with Brother Don Copeland officiating.

Burial will be held at Myrtle Springs Cemetery in Ponta.

Mr. Bobbitt passed away Sat., June 8, 2013 in his home in Rusk. He was born June 13, 1932 in Jourdenton to Reuben Henry and Nora Bobbitt.

He is preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, and one sister.

Survivors include his wife Georgette Bobbitt of Rusk; step sons, Carl Nordstrom and wife Kerry of Killeen, Eric Nordstrom and wife Lucy of Wichita, Kan.; a brother, Wilbur Bobbitt and wife Sharon of Rusk; sisters, Joann Meador of Gallatin, Laquita Dees of Ponta, and Janeita Traylor of Tyler; eight grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Larry Bobbitt, James Michael Sanchez, Tom Woods, Jerry Gibson, Charles Ramey, and Jerry Acker.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Randy Perswell, Jimmy Thompson, Jerry Bobbitt and Jerry Wood.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Mon., June 10 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville.


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