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Obituaries July 11, 2017  RSS feed

Bobby “Bobcat” Eldridge

Bobby “Bobcat” Eldridge, 67, was born in Lake Jackson, Texas on August 15, 1949. His parents were James and Robbie. He died at the Palestine Regional Hospital on July 3, 2017. Funeral services have were held at 10 AM, Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas. Rev. Phil Smith officiated and burial followed in the Oakwood Cemetery in Oakwood, Texas.

“Bobcat” lived most of his life in Oakwood. He retired from Nucor Steel after twenty years. Then, he retired from TDCJ Boyd Unit after ten and one-half years. He was of the Church of Christ faith.

“Bobcat” was preceded in death by his father, James and his brother, Jerry. He is survived by his wife, Glenda; daughter, Dana; son, Jason and fiancée, Lorie; his mother, Robbie and sister, Charlotte.

Serving as casket bearers were Crickette Thomas, Jeff Barnett, David Sigford, Nathanael Young, Cass Duck and Chris Agapiou. Honorary casket bearers were Philip Ivy, Pat Thurman, Jerry Thurman and Joe Radford.

Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas was in charge of all arrangements.

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