|Birth: ||Sep. 11, 1919|
|Death: ||Jun. 10, 2007|
Bobby T. Bacon
Published June 15, 2007
KILLEEN — Services with full military honors for Bobby T. Bacon, 87, of Izoro will be at 2 p.m. today in Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.
He died Sunday, June 10, at a Temple hospital.
Mr. Bacon was born in Cisco to Ted and Ola McCanlies Bacon. He served 20 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. He joined the Marines on Jan. 8, 1940, and retired on Jan. 15, 1960. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the 3rd battalion, 4th Marine regiment on Bataan. He was captured by the Japanese on May 6, 1942, on Corregidor and remained a prisoner of war until his release on Sept. 11, 1945, in Honshu, Japan. He also served in Korea. After his retirement from the military, he was a football coach for the San Angelo school district. He coached at Edison and Lee Junior High Schools. After retiring from coaching, he was a rancher for the next 27 years. He was a 32nd degree Mason and was also a member of the Scottish Rite Order. He was a member of First Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Farene Bacon of Izoro; one daughter, Jamie Sterling of Kempner; one brother, Joe Ed Bacon of Breckenridge; and one sister, Billie Beth Griffith of Rockport; and two grandchildren.
Chiles Terrell Bacon (1890 - 1941)
Rosa Viola McCanlies Bacon (1894 - 1990)
Farene Reaves Bacon (1920 - 2016)*
Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
Plot: 2 I 215
Created by: Carmen Henderson
Record added: Jul 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20357337
Released Prisoner of War. World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from September 1, 1939 through September 2, 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.|
Sherry Goolsby, Genealogical Research
Added: Feb. 23, 2016
Added: Feb. 19, 2014
You served our country faithfully. May we always cherish our freedom by honoring your memory. God bless you!|
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