Robert Earl Booker
Deacon Robert Earl Booker, 77, of Texas City, Texas entered into heavenly rest on July 29th, 2015 at Mainland Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Ellen Booker for 28 years and Joyce Marie Booker before her untimely passing.
Robert was born in Magnolia Springs, Texas to the late Ofineal and Cordia Smith Booker. He was educated in the Magnolia Springs School District where he graduated from in 1956. He was employed with Mason Construction Company/ Exxon as a Heavy Equipment Operator for many years before retiring in 1998. He was a faithful servant and a deacon of Family Unity Baptist Church in La Marque, Texas. He enjoyed football and cooking but most all family. (Especially his grandkids). He will be remembered for the great stories he told, his selflessness and willingness to always lend a helping hand and his beautiful smile.
He leaves many cherished memories to his children, Bobby Booker (Rita), Sandra Booker, Sheneice Stewart (Adrian), Latasha Sames, Antoinette Smith Van ( Curtis), Angela Burleson ( Elgin), Rodgers Davis, Cassie Davis, Wanda Lynn Bodden (Carl);Two sisters, Laverne Cauley of League City, and Bethena Hadnot (Noah) of Kirbyville, Texas; Loyal and devoted 1st cousin Herman Booker (Ora) of La Marque, Texas. He will be greatly missed by a host of grandkids, and great grand kids, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Ofineal and Cordia Smith Booker, Sister Marie Lee and Brother, J.C. Booker, Monroe Booker and his late wives, Ellen N Booker and Joyce Marie Booker.
Visitation will be held on Friday, August 7th, 2015 at Carnes Funeral Home, Texas City, TX from 6p.m. – 8p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 8th, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Family Unity Baptist Church, 1221 Cedar Drive, La Marque, TX 77568. Flowers or Donations may be sent to Carnes Funeral Home.