Robert “Bob” Borroum

Robert “Bob” Borroum

Death 30 Apr 2005 (aged 87)
Burial Wills Point, Van Zandt County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 34751197 · View Source
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Robert ¡®Bob¡¯ Borroum

Funeral services for Robert ¡°Bob¡± Borroum, 87, of Corsicana, formerly of Wills Point and Edgewood, are scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Wills Point Church of Christ with Alvis Nichols and Steve Orbison officiating.
Interment will follow at White Rose Cemetery in Wills Point.

Mr. Borroum passed away Saturday evening, April 30, 2005, at his residence in Corsicana after a lengthy illness.

He was born July 7, 1917, in Hearne, the son of Sydnor Borroum and Mary Marutzky Borroum. He moved to Dallas at an early age. On April 24, 1946, Bob was married to Edith Embrey in Dallas. She preceded him in death and he later married Tommie Coward on May 6, 2000, in Austin. He was a retired truck driver for Whitfield Transportation. In 1970, he moved to Wills Point and later lived in Edgewood and Canton. He enjoyed life on the farm. Gardening was his great joy, not only growing, but sharing with others. Mr. Borroum was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 1200 in Dallas. He moved to Corsicana and was a member of North Beaton Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Wilma Edith Embrey Borroum; parents; and two sisters, Maggie McPherson and Pauline Gayler.

Survivors include his wife, Tommie Borroum of Corsicana; two stepdaughters, Rita Capehart and husband Don of Corsicana and Cynthia Coward of Austin; two brothers-in-law, C.L. Embrey of Pflugerville and Eldon Embrey and wife Dorothy of Lockhart; two sisters-in-law, Martha Davis of Abilene and Sandra Embrey of Mount Pleasant; two step grandchildren, LaQuita Bristow and husband Terry of San Angelo and Shawn Capehart and wife Betsy of Carrollton; two step great-grandchildren, Len¨¦ Bristow and Shea Bristow, both of San Angelo; and nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Don Capehart, Eldon Embrey, Larry Embrey, Roy Dent, Jim Harmon and Allan Fuller. Honorary pallbearers will be C.L. Embrey, Lee Womack, Bill Dent and George Aldama.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cedar Lake, 625 N. Main St., Corsicana, TX 75110.

Arrangements by Allan Fuller Funeral Home, Wills Point. ¡Þ

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