A private graveside service was held for Bobby Paul Wadsworth, 86, of Mesquite Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, at Highland Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Deets officiating.
Bobby went to be with the Lord Sept. 7, 2020. He was born Dec. 5, 1933, in Wills Point to Joseph Floyd Wadsworth and Sallie Jane Bishop Wadsworth.
Bobby grew up in the Van Zandt County area. On Nov. 2, 1957, he married the love of his life, Hallie Lynette Martin of Edgewood. They were married 49 years when she went to be with the Lord.
Bobby was drafted into the U.S. Army and served two years in Germany. After Bobby came home from the Army, he and Lynette moved to Mesquite and raised three children. Bobby was a longtime member of Town East Baptist Church. He was a truck driver for Sears for 32 years when he retired. Bobby loved to talk and was a great joke teller. He enjoyed watching Sunday football. Bobby was a generous man with his time always helping people by fixing their lawnmowers, weedeaters, cars, or anything else that needed to be fixed. He was a family man who loved his family. Bobby will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Bobby is survived by his children, Karyn and James Baumann, Kevin and Brenda Wadsworth, Kelly and Keli Wadsworth; grandchildren, Austin, Duston, Lane, Megan, Baleigh and Creed; great-grandchildren, Hallie, Ivey, Kingston; and future great-grandchild, Grayson.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Sallie Wadsworth, his beloved wife, Lynette Wadsworth; brother, Billy Joe Wadsworth; and sisters, Janice Lambert and Betty Case.