Dateline: May 19, 2005
Funeral services for
Tech Sgt. Scott Alan Bobbitt, age 38, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday,
May 17, 2005, in the Clarendon Church of Christ with Bright Newhouse,
Church of Christ Minister from Clarendon, officiating.
Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the
direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Mr. Bobbitt died
Wednesday, May 11, 2005, in Angel Fire, New Mexico, in an Air Force H-60
Pave Hawk helicopter crash. He
was born October 18, 1966, in Memphis and grew up there.
He married Kathy Lynn Gildner on October 6, 1994, in Okinawa,
Japan. He was a member of the
Memphis Church of Christ. He
was assigned to the 58th Special Operations Wing at Kirtland AFB in New
Mexico; and throughout his 20 year Air Force career, he had served in many
capacities and in many friendly and hostile theaters.
Those he served with commended him in various news articles for his
knowledge, dedication, and abilities.
He was preceded in
death by his grandparents, Hardy and Nadine Bobbitt and Gordon Mann.
Survivors include his
wife, Katie Bobbitt of Albuquerque; two sons, Tyler Bobbitt and Travis
Bobbitt of Albuquerque; his parents, Emmett and Shirley Bobbitt of
Lubbock; a sister, Lisa Raney and husband Chris of Lubbock; his
grandmother, Irene Mann of Lubbock; his in-laws, Arthur and Dianne Kent of
Michigan; and nieces and nephews, Drake Kent of Michigan, Kaytlin Raney,
Maggie Raney, and Reagan Raney, all of Lubbock.
You can sign an online guest book at www.RobertsonFuneral.com.
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