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Mr. Bobby Don Pegoda of Huntsville, TX passed away on Monday, September 27, 2016 at the age of 78.
Bobby was born to parents E. F. and Clara Pegoda of Huntsville, TX on June 23, 1938 in Huntsville TX. He grew up as the youngest of three sons and attended Huntsville schools. In 1958 he married Margie Ethyl Hopper and the couple had two sons. January 1, 1961 Bobby joined the United States Air Force where he achieved the rank of Master Sgt. and served in Vietnam. He retired from service January 1, 1981 then briefly worked at Ted Wilkinson Pontiac Buick in College Station before working for Texas Department of Criminal Justice from 1982-1995. After retirement Bobby enjoyed spending time with his family gardening, tending to his cattle, fishing and hunting.
Mr. Pegoda is survived by his wife Margie Pegoda, his sons Robert Pegoda and Ronnie Pegoda, his daughter-in-law Sherri Pegoda; two sisters-in-law Carolyn Pegoda and Billie Windham, one brother-in-law R.D. Hopper and wife Margaret Sue Hopper; six grandchildren, Christle Tottingham and husband Brandon Tottingham, Danielle Pegoda, Stephani Goen and husband David Goen, Thomas Pegoda, Luke Pegoda and Mitchell Pegoda; two great grandchildren, Bryar Tottingham and Dakota Tottingham and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, two sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church in Huntsville, TX. The family is grateful for the condolences, but declines flowers and food.
Published on September 30, 2016
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