GODBY HEIGHTS, W.Va. — Mr. Robert "Bobby" Licon, 65, of Godby Heights, was born December 16, 1947, in Cuero, Texas, a son of the late Ortino Sr. and Victoriana Garcia Licon. He departed this life Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at Logan Region Medical Center.
Mr. Licon was a service manager for Southern Amusement in Logan, a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict with the U.S. Marine Corps, earning a Purple Heart Medal and was discharged with the rank of Lance Corporal. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 19 and Marine Corp League.
Also preceding him in death was his wife, Virginia Ruth Weaver Licon, and two brothers, Joe and Ruben Licon.
Survivors include two daughters, Mellissa Licon (Andy Mayhorn) of Whitman and Ellie Licon of Godby Heights; son, William Charles (Amber) Licon of Kentucky; three sisters, Mary Torres and Gloria L. (Domingo) Barron, both of Westhoff, Texas, and Ellie L. (Joe) Gonzales of Cuero; three brothers, Ben (Ellie) Licon of Lubbock, Texas, Ortino Licon Jr. of Fort Worth, Texas and Daniel (Andrea) Licon of Westhoff; three grandchildren, Ruben Mangus (Kayla Roberts), Marissa (Tim) Baisden and William Charles Licon II, and two great-grandchildren, Brayden Baisden and Carter Mangus.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, September 16, at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services with Rev. Mose Vance officiating. Burial will follow in the Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill with Military Graveside Rites.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Chapmanville is in charge of arrangements.