Pirtle, Bobby Don
Bobby Don Pirtle
1944 - 2012
Funeral Services for Bobby Pirtle, 67, of Wills Point, are scheduled for 10:00 AM, Thursday, May 3, 2012, at the Bill Ike Allred Rodeo Arena in Wills Point, Texas. Burial will follow at White Rose Cemetery under the direction of Hiett's LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point, Texas.
Bobby passed away suddenly at his home on April 29, 2012.
Bobby Don Pirtle was born September 9, 1944, in Canton, Texas, to Herschel and Nelta Hubbard Pirtle. He grew up in Wills Point and graduated from Wills Point High School in 1963. Bobby married Joyce Robbins in Wills Point, Texas, in 1963. They made their home and raised their two boys in Wills Point, where Bobby was very involved in their activities. He coached Little League Baseball and served in several different positions with the Wills Point Athletic Booster Club.
Bobby was employed by the U.S. Postal Service for thirty six years. He also worked at the Van Zandt Livestock Commission for many years. He was a member of the Wills Point Riding and Roping Club for over forty nine years and a member of First Baptist Church in Wills Point, Texas.
Bobby never met a stranger and therefore knew almost everyone in and around Wills Point. He will certainly be missed by his family and a host of friends.
Bobby is preceded in death by his father, Herschel Pirtle.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Pirtle of Wills Point; sons, Bobby Pirtle and wife, Sina of Wills Point and Odis Pirtle and wife, Shari of Harleysville, Pennsylvania; mother, Nelta Pirtle Huff of Wills Point; sisters, Adele Grimes and Martha Jo Pirtle, both of Wills Point and Mary DeCanto and husband Nick of Garland; grandchildren, Whitney Baulch of Rockwall, Sissy Johnson and Shelby Pirtle of Wills Point, Megan Pirtle and Reese Pirtle of Harleysville, Pennsylvania; and many other family members and friends.
Visitation will be at Hiett's LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point, TX, from 6:00-8:00 PM, Wednesday evening.
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