Dateline: January 14, 2010

Bobby Louis Weatherton, 46, died Wednesday, January 6, 2010, in Amarillo.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 9, 2010, in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Elder Harry Williams, Pastor of the New

Jerusalem COGIC of Borger, officiating. Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.

Bobby was born May 17, 1963, in Memphis to Howard and Eddie B. Jones Weatherton. He had been a lifetime resident of Clarendon and graduated from Clarendon High School where he was a part of the football teams that had made the playoffs multiple times. He also enjoyed football and his favorite football team the Dallas Cowboys. He enjoyed fishing and cooking on the grill. He also enjoyed being around his family and friends. Bobby had also worked at Texas Department of Transportation in Clarendon where he was an equipment operator and had been a lead worker. He was a member of the St. Stephens Baptist Church in Clarendon.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Eddie B. Weatherton; and a brother, Willie James Weatherton.

Survivors include his father, Howard Weatherton of Clarendon; his wife, Michelle Weatherton of Clarendon; three sons, Michael Henderson of Clarendon, Emory E.J. Weatherton, and Jonathon Cartwright of Clarendon; two Daughters, Cindy Weatherton Pena of Amarillo, McKayla Cartwright of Clarendon; three brothers, Randolph Weatherton of Arizona, Howard Weatherton, Jr. of Amarillo, and Larry Jones of Amarillo; two sisters, Trish Weatherton Allen and Linda Weatherton Clark both of Clarendon; and a host of nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins, and other family.

The family suggests that memorial donations be sent to the CISD Athletic Program in memory of Bobby.

The family will be at 802 South Ellerbe in Clarendon.         

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