HARRAH, OKLA. Bobby Haynie, former Odessan, passed away Friday, February 17, 2012, in Okla. City after a long battle with numerous health problems. |
Bobby was born Jan. 24, 1956 in Odessa, TX to Glenda (Taylor) Haynie and the late Louis Long Haynie. He attended school in Odessa, TX. He was joined in marriage to Karen Duncan on Oct. 5, 1974. He proudly served in the US Air Force. He was a fireman and paramedic. He was head of the ski patrol when he was stationed in Alaska. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Choctaw, Ok. He loved his church and his family. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and anything outdoors. He was very creative and could make anything. He loved to cook.
His love was unconditional. He was a great role model and friend to his children and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charles and Bessie Haynie and Beulah and Gibb Taylor and his father, Louis Haynie.
He is survived by his wife, Karen Haynie of Harrah, Ok.; mother, Glenda Haynie of Odessa; children, Jason Haynie and wife Amanda of Harrah, Ok., Lori Smith and husband Dustin of Harrah, Ok.; Judy Tanksley and husband Steven of Okla. City, Ok. He has seven grandchildren, Koby Turk, Daniel and Jase Smith, Mason, Conner and Andrew Haynie and Madison Tanksley. He had one brother, Allan Haynie and wife Rhonda of Odessa; sister, Susie Edwards and husband Jack of Odessa. He has numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.
There is only one person that Bobby loved more than his family and friends and that is his Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ.
Services were held at Bible Baptist Church in Choctaw, Ok. with the Rev. David Wheatley officiating.
Published in Odessa American on Mar. 31, 2012