Bobby Lloyd Flanagan, Sr., was born on August 18, 1951, in Belton, Texas, to parents, Lloyd and Edna Bernice Bailey Flanagan. He departed his earthly home peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.
Bobby obeyed the gospel at an early age and was baptized under the Leadership of the late Minister Grover C. Washington at Lawrence and Marder Church of Christ in Dallas, Texas. He later became a member of the Southern Hills Church of Christ, and in 2014, he and Cynthia joined the Central Pointé Church of Christ in Mesquite, Texas.
Bobby attended the Dallas Independent School District and graduated from South Oak Cliff High School.
Bobby married Cynthia Herring on April 12, 1996.
He started his work career with the Sheriff’s Department in Dallas County, then he was employed Parkland Hospital as a Chef. He developed his cooking skills while at this assignment. Then, he decided he wanted to do something totally different and went to work for Frozen Food Express driving big rigs. He very excitedly decided to purchase his own “BIG RIG” and drove for Frozen Food Express. He went on to work for Bancroft and Sons for 12 years. He retired in 2017 after his health began to fail.
He loved going to church with his wife and in his spare time was constantly working and remodeling the house.
Bobby was preceded in death by his parents Lloyd and Edna Bernice Bailey Flanagan, Brother Donald Flanagan. Grandparents Oran and Declara Nixon Bailey and Lee and Maggie Sharpless Flanagan.
He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Cynthia Herring Flanagan: Eight children: Demetrius (Monique) Flanagan, Darion (Elonda) Chilton, Fay Flanagan, Bobby (Trina) Flanagan, Jr., Sanderia (Gerald) Richard, James (Karla) Flanagan, Myron (Amy) Flanagan, Alvanetta (Joseph) Reed, 17 grand-children and three great-grandchildren; and 4 sisters, along with a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.