James Howard Bobby was born April 20, 1945 to Rufus and Annie Mae (Peel) Bobby, in Naples, Texas. He died Monday August 24, 2020 in Mt. Pleasant.
James attended Booker T. Washington High School Mt. Pleasant and worked many years at Pilgrim’s Pride. He later worked at the Guaranty Bond Bank as a Janitor where he retired. He met and married his loving wife Dorothy Johnson and to this union five children were born. He loved hauling hay and spending time with his family and grandchildren. James was fondly called “Money” by his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother, three brothers J.L. Williams, G.W. Traylor, Curtis C. Williams, three sisters Gracie Lee Morgan, Betty Jean Harris and Otha Faye Webster.
He leaves to cherish his memories his wife of 53 years Dorothy (Johnson) Bobby of Mt. Pleasant, Texas; four sons and three daughters-in-law John and Donna Johnson, Christopher Johnson, Michael Bobby and Angela Veasley all of Mt. Pleasant, Texas; Alvester and Yolanda Bobby of Desoto, Texas; a daughter and son-in-law Teresa and Ron King of Ft. Worth, Texas; along with nine grandchildren Jonathan Johnson, Ashley Veasley, Jamarris Veasley, Jaquarion Veasley, Deareon Boyd, Desmon White, Devyn Bobby, Roderick King, Tabitha King Msaky; nineteen great grandchildren; one aunt Eva Smith of Dallas, Texas; two brothers-in-law Clifford Craddock and Leverne Everett; two special friends Larry Joe Davis and Rick Armstead and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.,
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