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Bobbie Gene Hazelwood

Bobbie Gene Hazelwood
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 camped. 

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 76107. 

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