Dilworth, Robert (Buddy) Buddy Dilworth died at age 95 on January 7, 2013. He was born on August 17, 1917. He lived his entire life in Italy, Texas, except for a few years while in the Air Force during World War II. He was very happily married to Gertrude (Hamlett) Dilworth until her death in 1979. After a few years, he and Barba Burnett became companions until her death. Buddy and Gertie Dilworth had one son, Robert Hamlett Dilworth, who lives in Irving, Texas with his wife, Mary Dilworth. Buddy has one grandson, Robert Gregory Dilworth, who lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Buddy's parents were Robert Henderson Dilworth and Lula Taylor Dilworth, who also lived in Italy, Texas their entire lives. Buddy had one brother, William Dilworth, who predeceased him about 10 years ago. His funeral will be held at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Chapel in Italy, Texas at 10 am on Friday, January 11, 2013, followed by a Masonic burial service in the Italy Cemetery. Family visitation and lunch for the congregation will be held following the burial at noon at the Italy Uptown Cafe www.bozemitchellmckibbin.com
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Waxahachie, TX 75165
Published in Dallas Morning News on Jan. 10, 2013