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Bobby Stephens

September 6, 1942 — December 28, 2020

Bobby Stephens, 78, of Lefors passed away, Monday, December 28, 2020 at home.

Services will be 2:00 PM Thursday, December 31, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Lefors with Rev. Matthew Honeycutt, pastor at First Baptist Church of Lefors, and Rev Ken Houston, pastor at Sunray Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Rowe Cemetery in Hedley under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

Mr. Stephens was born September 6, 1942 in Memphis to John and Inez Skaggs Stephens. Bobby graduated from Hedley High School in 1961. He was a fireman with the Amarillo Fire Department for 15 years. Bobby started B and C Plumbing in Amarillo before joining Malcolm Hinkle Plumbing in Pampa to be near his love, Maxine Sanders. They were married on March 17, 1989 in Amarillo. In 1993, he started working in the maintenance department at TDCJ, retiring in 2003. Bobby enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending winters in the Rio Grande Valley. He also loved cooking out and spending time with his family, especially all his grandchildren. Bobby was a member at First Baptist Church of Lefors.

He is preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Gaye McGuire on January 31, 2017.

Survivors include his wife, Maxine of the home; two daughters, Kimberly Powell and husband Jay of Tool and Connie Burnam and husband Rick of Hedley; nine grandchildren, Nathalie, Kristopher, Sarah, Kyle, Bradley, Patricia, Amber, Timber, and Tamra; 15 great-grandchildren and a great great-grandson.

Memorials can be made to BSA Hospice of the Southwest, 5211 SW 9th Ave., Suite 100, Amarillo, Texas 79106, or Panfork Baptist Encampment, 4530 CR 210, Wellington, TX 79095.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Thursday, December 31, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Lefors

315 E 4th St, Lefors, TX 79054

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