Robert Kenneth (Bobby also known as Fibber) Magee passed away from this life at a local care center May 31, 2010. He was born to Virgil Holman Magee and Bessie Leora Grumbles on January 18, 1935 in San Saba, Texas.
Bobby began working at an early age and entered many types of work, from grocery work, insurance sales, oilfield work, and then working for GTE as a lineman and cable splicer. He was a man that was always kind to his fellow man. If there was a way he could help anyone in need, he tried to accomplish it. His very favorite job of all was driving the bus for a retirement center in San Angelo and also helping with driving the van for Southgate Church of Christ to pick up their older members. He delighted in being with these special people.
He married Karen Kay Holmans on June 29, 1970 and they cherished their almost 40 years together.
He is survived by his wife, son Robert and wife Cathy Magee of Mesquite; and his delight were his five grandchildren Kelly, Jonathan, Brendan, Caitlin, and Madeline. Also surviving are his sister Joyce and husband David Mitchell of San Saba; and brother-in-law Jim and wife Myra Holmans of Abilene. He cherished a lot of fun times with his nieces, nephews and cousins along with great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and many aunts and uncles.
Services were held Saturday, June 5th, in Coleman, Texas at Walker Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with a family visitation at 10:00 a.m. preceding the service. Officiating at the service was Paul Shero, minister of Southgate Church of Christ in San Angelo and Chaplin Mike Andress of Hospice of San Angelo. Burial was at 1:30 p.m. in the Burkett Cemetery.
Donations can be made to the Hospice of San Angelo, P.O. Box 471, San Angelo, TX. 76903, or San Angelo Christian Academy, 518 Country Club Rd., San Angelo TX. 76904.