Bob Clendennen '57
July 29, 2019 2:47 PM
updated: July 29, 2019 2:55 PM
Croley Funeral Home - Gilmer obituary
305 West Harrison Street
P.O. Box 835
Gilmer, TX 75644
Phone: (903) 843-2555
Fax: (903) 843-3280
Bob R. Clendennen
May 15, 1935 - July 17, 2019
Mr. Bob R. Clendennen, 84, of Hawkins, TX passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at his home.
Bob was born February 15, 1935, in Waco, TX to Paul and Opal (Henager) Clendennen. Bob attended Kilgore Jr College where he played football and was a JC All-American Tackle, then went to Texas A&M University and was coached by the legendary Bear Bryant; he
was of the Graduating Class of 1956. Bob became a resident of Wood County in 1972. He worked in the advertising department for Tyler Pipe for 45 years. Bob loved to spend his time reading, hunting, fishing, and playing golf. He also enjoyed sitting on his
back porch watching the wildlife.
Bob is survived by his children, Cindi Montgomery and her husband Terry, of Hawkins; Bill Beggs and his wife Gina, also of Hawkins; Dale Beggs and his wife Letetia, of Lindale; Lisa Prnka of Waco; Lynn Warren and her husband Larry, of Ben Wheeler; Katherine
Bailes and her husband Peter, of Overland Park, Kansas; brother Gary Clendennen, of Waco; 21 grandchildren; and many great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Katherine (Kitty) Clendennen; and brother, Roger Clendennen.