Robert Neil Pirtle, 78, passed away Oct. 31, 2013, in a Mineral Wells hospital. He was born Nov. 2, 1934, in Midland, the son of Preston and Bessie Wilson Pirtle. He married Barbara Chambers on Jan. 28, 1977, in Oklahoma.
He retired as a senior operator for Brazos Electric after working 30½ years. He was a Baptist. Services were be 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, in the Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Chapel. Burial followed in Spring Creek Cemetery. Visitation was Sunday, 6-8 p.m., at the funeral home.
He is survived by: his wife, Barbara Pirtle, of Lake Palo Pinto; children and spouses, Robert Neil Jr., Sheila Wilcoxon of Mineral Wells, Kevin and Glenna Pirtle of Weatherford, Tammy Pirtle of Weatherford, Angie and Darrell Bonham of Granbury, Bobbye and Mike Whipple of Granbury; grandchildren, Kristi, Frank Jr., Wesley, Justin, Gabrielle, Brittney, Jennifer, Courtney, Preston, Megan, Eric, Monty and Ellie; great-grandsons: Jaxon and Gabriel; brothers, Calvin and Butch; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Joyce.
Condolences may be left at www.bcbfuneralhome.com.
Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home