Thursday, February 22, 2007

Bobby Ray Waltrip, 63, passed away Feb. 11, 2007, in Midwest City, Okla. He was born Oct. 31, 1943, in Monett. He attended Pleasant Dale School and Monett High School. He had lived in Springdale, Ark., for many years. He worked as a car salesman and B & R Salvage before moving to Oklahoma.

Survivors include: one daughter, Brenda Wheat, of Springdale, Ark.; two sons, Lee Waltrip and Eric Waltrip, both of Springdale, Ark.; one brother, Larry W. Brown, of Pierce City; two sisters, Joan Hoggett, of Billings; Sue Bushby, Aurora; five grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Lucille Brown, his grandparents, Manford and Ida Waltrip.

The body is being cremated and interment will be at Oakdale Cemetery in Monett on Feb. 24 at 4 p.m.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Worming-ton Funeral Home, Monett.