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Bobby Joe Whisenhunt

Tyler, Texas

Aug 16, 1945 – Jan 1, 2022 (Age 76)


August 16, 1945
January 1, 2022
Tyler, Texas


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Burks-Walker-Tippit Funeral Directors - Tyler Obituary

Services for Bobby Joe Whisenhunt, 76, of Campbell, will be held on Friday, January 7th 2022, at 1:00 PM at Jackson's Burks-Walker-Tippit with Brother Sherman Mayfield officiating.

Burial will follow at Whitehouse Memorial Cemetery in Whitehouse under the direction of Jackson's Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home.

Bobby Joe Whisenhunt passed away on Saturday, 01-01-2022 at home.

Bobby Joe Whisenhunt was born August 16th 1945 in Tyler to James and Leo Whisenhunt.

Bobby was previously married to Phyllis Darlene Whisenhunt until her death. Later marrying Rita Gay Whisenhunt. Bobby was employed as a truck driver for the majority of his work career. One of Bobby’s greatest accomplishments of many was raising two hardheaded boys (ya’ll guess which one was the biggest challenge). One of Bobby’s greatest joys was attending his granddaughter Addison’s drill team and dance routines along with his many other grandchildren. Bobby also enjoyed spending time with his horses and other animals. Bobby also enjoyed spending with the other members of the Campbell Store Coffee Club.

Bobby was preceded in death by Parents James and Leo Whisenhunt. Brother Glenn Whisenhunt. Wife Phyllis Whisenhunt

Bobby is survived by Wife Rita Whisenhunt, Sons Robert and spouse Jennie Whisenhunt, Brian and spouse Erin Whisenhunt, and Granddaughter Addison Whisenhunt. Brother Jimmy Whisenhunt Sisters Edith Whisenhunt Starkes, Mildred Whisenhunt. Family members Vicki Giles, Tina Akin, Ricky Young and a whole lotta niece’s nephews and grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Robert Whisenhunt, Brian Whisenhunt, Dudley Lyon, Derek Lyon, Jace Walker, Cory Alexander and Randy Lyles.

Honorary pallbearer will be Charles Morris.

Visitation is scheduled from 12:00 to 1:00 PM on Friday 01-07-2022 at Burks-Walker-Tippit.

If desired, memorials may be made to St. Judes Children Hospital

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We will sorely miss you Bobby at the coffee shop. A true friend who provided us with hours of laughter and levity. I know you were a good Christian man and you never hid that. Enjoy eternity brother.