Robert F. Bazzell Sr., known to most as “Bob,” 78, passed away Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at his home with family at his side. Bob was born March 18, 1935, in Fredricks City, Md., the son of Pearl and Carlton Bazzell, and was raised in Cooksville, Md.
Bob was a veteran of the United States Army and deployed to Fort Wolters in Mineral Wells in 1955 where he later met and married Wilma Louise Rogers. Bob made Mineral Wells his home for 58 years.
Services will be 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at First Christian Church. Burial will follow in Woodland Park Cemetery. Visitation is Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. in the Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home annex.
Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Rogers Bazzell, in 2008, and a grandson, Ryan Bazzell, also in 2008.
He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law: Bobby and Pat, Jimmy and Jane, Danny and Sarah; grandchildren: Brady, Jacy, Trey, Blair, Ean, Daniel, Ryan, Trevor, Emily, Chelsie, and Zach; great-grandchildren: Sadie Beth, Callie Joe, Bryson, Brylynn, Briston, Bristol, Paisley, Daniella, and Weston; lifelong friend, Rosemary Barkley; sister and brother-in-law, Lillian and Donald Null, of Maryland; brother and sister-in-law, Carlton and Francis Bazzell, of Maryland; and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Children’s Alliance Center, PO Box 403, Mineral Wells, TX 76068.
Condolences may be left at www.bcbfuneralhome.com.
Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home