July 23, 1990
VAN ALSTYNE - Services for Mr. Robert James Gaddy, 70-year-old retired
auto mechanic who died Sunday at his home, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday
at Flesher Funeral Home Chapel. Jimmy Tarrant will officiate and burial
will be in Van Alstyne Cemetery.
Mr. Gaddy was born in Princeton, Texas, a son of John Thomas Gaddy
and Lillie Estelle Smith. He married Pansy Jenkins Jeffcoat in Van Alstyne,
Dec. 24, 1956. He worked as a mechanic in McKinney until 1965. He owned
and operated Gaddy's Garage in Van Alstyne until 1979.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Van Alstyne and was
a member of Mantua Lodge 209 serving as junior warden from 1990-91, and
was a member of Leah Elliot Chapter 1119 OES.
Survivors are his wife of the home; sons, James Gaddy and Jack Gaddy,
both of Picayune, Miss.; Richard Gaddy of Waxahachie, John Gaddy of Savoy,
and Tommy Jeffcoat of Allen; daughter, Sheila Fisher of McKinney; sisters,
Duffey Steffey of McKinney and Dorothy Houston of Dallas; 11 grandchildren
and nine great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Howard Trammell, Steve Keierlever, Jerry Stephens,
Ronnie Hunter, Joe Young and Carl Davis.