Robert Elizondo

Robert Elizondo

 

Robert “Bobby” Elizondo

November 9, 1948 – February 18, 2013

 

Robert “Bobby” Elizondo was born in Texas City, TX on November 9, 1948. He passed away Monday, February 18, 2013 at the age of 64 at MD Anderson in Houston, TX.

Robert is survived by his devoted wife of 27 years, Angela “Elena”; son, Robert John and wife, Tina; son, Edgard Figueroa and wife, Gail; daughter, Jessyka Figueroa; son, Tony Elizondo and wife Heather; son, Randy Elizondo, and wife Christina; grandchildren, Alison, Ava, Christiano, Gabriela, Jacob, Mya, and Savior.  Robert is also survived by his brothers and sisters, Bertilia (Louis), Dickie (Ernestine), Ralph (Rosemary), Janie, Jerry (Billie) and Annie; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other extended family, and many friends. Robert is preceded in death by his mother, Olivia, and his father, Juan.   

Robert was a long time resident of Texas City, TX. He attended Texas City High School, graduating in 1967. He joined the U.S. Air Force after graduation and served in Vietnam as a part of the Red Horse Unit. Upon his return, he worked at Amoco Oil for 17 years and also attended University of Houston. Before his health failed, he was employed as a Machinery Consultant and Manager at T.F. Hudgins for 12 years.

Robert married the love of his life on February 14, 1986. They loved to travel together, listen to music, dance, and spend time with family and friends. He also enjoyed fishing, playing golf, and spending time with his grandchildren. He loved building and fixing things, especially toys for his grandkids. He had a great passion for his work as a machine analyst and loved to read and learn as much as he could about it. Robert will be greatly missed by his family and friends, but will never be forgotten. 

Serving as Pallbearers are Paulie Segura, Rick Elizondo, Steven Segura, Ralph Elizondo, Selan Melghem, and David McElwain. Honorary Pallbearers are Dickie Elizondo, Ralph Elizondo Jr., Jerry Elizondo, Albert Salinas, Tom Sparks, Leslie Melghem, Louis Pedraza, George Capetillo, BJ Rodriguez, and Jose Luis Sanchez.