Funeral services for Bobbie Gene Hazelwood, age 79, of Savoy,
TX will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, July 1, 2010 at the Waldo Funeral
Home Chapel. Rev. Preston Bennett and Rev. Harold Mills will officiate
and the burial will follow at the Kendall Chapel Cemetery in Southmayd,
TX. Bobbie passed away on June 28, 2010 at his residence in Savoy.
He was born on February 12, 1931 the son of Raymond Earl and Mary
Beatrice (Souther) Hazelwood. Bobbie served in the Navy during the Korean
War and was on the Mount Katmai Ship. When he got out of the service he
married Norma Jean Ulmer in Sherman, TX on August 6, 1954. They have five
daughters. Bobbie was in the Welding Business, he started out working for
Andrew Korith then he started his own welding business south of Sherman.
Bobbie and family moved from Sherman to Savoy, TX in 1966. They built their
home using the bricks that came from the old Katy Depot. Bob owned his
own dairy business, with his girls and wife as his help. Some of the sons-in-law
later helped out. He was in it until all the girls graduated. He went back
into the welding business for a few more years with his sons-in-law. When
he retired he started delivering trailers for Hale Trailers. He and Norma
went all over the states. When he retired from that, they traveled and
He is survived by his wife, Norma Jean Hazelwood of Savoy, TX, five
daughters, Shirley Ramsey and husband Dennis of Savoy, TX, Vicky Reynolds
and husband Arnie of Savoy, TX, Reba Wagoner and husband Mickey of Athens,
TX, Lanna Cox and husband Mike of Savoy, TX and Lisa Seigler and husband
Darren of Savoy, TX, two brothers, Billy Hazelwood and Vicki Martin of
Denison, TX and James Hazelwood of Southmayd, TX, three sisters, Mildred
Bullard and husband Olan of Sherman, TX, Wanda Reichert and husband Danny
of Howe, TX and Peggy Bailey and Ron of Pensacola, FL. Bobbie was also
survived by 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren and 1 great grandchild
on the way.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Family night will be held on Wednesday, June 30 from 6:00 to 8:00
PM at Waldo Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Travis Reynolds, Mitch Wagoner,
Jeremy Reynolds, Matt Cox, Mason Cox, Ethan Seigler and brothers James
Hazelwood and Billy Hazelwood.
Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, 1500 Broughton St., Sherman,
TX 75090 or the American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Ft. Worth, TX