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Bro. Bob Webb of Burkburnett


Bro. Bob Webb, 76, of Burkburnett, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 in Wichita Falls.

Bro. Bob Webb

Bro. Bob Webb

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Monday, March 18, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Burkburnett with Dr. Jim Richards, Executive Director of SBTC of Texas, officiating and Rev. Bill Liggett, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Burkburnett, assisting. Burial will be in the Burkburnett Cemetery under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Henrietta, Texas. Bro. Webb will lie in state at Davis Funeral Home until Friday evening. He will then lie in state at Owens and Brumley Funeral Home in Burkburnett from Saturday, March 16, until Sunday evening.

Bro. Webb was born Sept. 3, 1936 in Danville, Ark., to Claudia Hugh and Bessie Lee Adline (Tidwell) Webb. He served in the US Air Force for 22 1/2 years and then surrendered to preach. He married Tempey Arlene (Willis) on Oct. 23, 1953 in Portales, N.M. During Brother Webb’s ministry he served three years at the Charlie Baptist Church, four years at First Baptist Church of Petrolia and ten years at Hillside Baptist Church in Electra. He was the past director of the Baptist Men’s WAC and the Baptist Men’s Royal Ambassadors. He made many mission trips to Belize and served eight years on the Executive Board of the SBTC Convention. Upon his retirement at Hillside Baptist Church in Electra, he was named Pastor Emeritus.

He is preceded in death by two sisters, Anna Lee Englant and Pauline Mills; and two brothers, Al Webb and Larry Webb.

Survivors include his wife, Tempey Arlene Webb of Burkburnett; two daughters, Barbara Kernott and husband Charles of Burkburnett, and Brenda Banks and husband Bill of Canyon; two brothers, Wayne Webb and wife Juanita of Azle, and Sam Webb and wife Rhonda of Friona; three sisters, Pamela Hill and husband Mike of North Carolina, Joyce Smith and husband Art of Cleburne, and June Muse and husband Tommy of Lubbock; four grand-daughters and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials can be made to the Bob Webb Missions Fund, First Baptist Church of Burkburnett, 214 N. Avenue D, Burkburnett, Texas, 76354.

The family will be at Owens and Brumley Funeral Home in Burkburnett on Sunday, March 17 from 7-8 p.m.


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