The Herald Democrat
February 11, 2010
Bob Honeycutt, 77, passed away on Feb. 8, 2010, at WNJ Medical Center.
Dannel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Graveside services will
be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at Cedarlawn Memorial Park, with
Rev. Leland Samuelson officiating. The family will be at the funeral home
from 6 -8 p.m. on Thursday.
Bob was born in Sherman on July 19, 1932, to Marvin and Bertha Bly
Honeycutt. He grew up here and graduated from Sherman High School in 1951.
When Bob was born he weighed only 2 1/2 pounds. His father died when he
was only 2 years old, so his mother raised him and his siblings all by
herself. He was devoted to her his entire life. He was a member of the
Bob served in the U.S. Air Force from 1952-1956 as a chaplain assistant
and lived in Japan for 2 1/2 years where after serving his tour of duty
he learned to speak Japanese. Bob attended the Dallas Art Institute and
completed his associate's degree in art. He then returned to Sherman and
worked at Community Hospital through all of their moves and different locations,
retiring after many years of service.
An avid reader, he loved art and wrote beautiful poetry. In retirement
he enjoyed many hours of games and fellowship with his friends at the Sherman
Senior Center at Scott Circle. He was a great listener and always took
time to help others. A good conversationalist, he was well informed on
Preceding Bob in death were his parents, one brother and six sisters.
He is survived by one sister, Gladys Perkins of Sherman, numerous nieces
and nephews, and many friends at Scott Circle Senior Center, including
Mickie, Gary, Annette, and Vernon. The family wishes to thank the staff
at the Homestead of Sherman for making Bob feel welcome and attending to
all his needs, as well as the doctors and staff at Wilson N. Jones Hospital
and Home Hospice of Grayson County.
Since Bob enjoyed reading so much, memorials may be made to your