Bobbie Rayburn, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, September 23, 2012, Bobbie was born on August 22, 1936, in McKenzie, Tenn., to the late David Todd and Mary Pauline Blaylock Rayburn. Bobbie was an avid Houston sports fan. Bobbie was employed with Cut-Rate Homes, Texas Gulf Sulphur in New Gulf and the Phillips 66 Co. in Old Ocean. He played fast-pitch softball for the Matagorda Clippers. He coached New Gulf softball team later in life.
Bobbie is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Wanda Chambers Rayburn; son, Ricky “Sam” Rayburn and fiancée, Consulo Martinez; daughter, Terri Hanna and husband, Monty, all, of Sweeny; grandchildren, Corey Rayburn, Warren Rayburn, Chad Hanna and Kevin Hanna; brothers, Paul Rayburn and wife, Cathy and Duane Rayburn and wife, Dorothy; numerous other loving family members.
Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at the First Baptist Church in Sweeny with the Rev. John Price officiating. Burial to follow at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 25, 2012, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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