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Bobby Gene (Bob) Imel

   Bobby Gene ((Bob) Imel, 77 of Vernon, died on Thursday, Sept.18, 2014, in Vernon. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Officiating will be Rev. Tom Long.
   Bob was born Thursday, May 27, 1937 in Memphis, Texas. He was the son of the late Earl Alton Imel and the late Ruby Crosley Imel. He married Iantha Gearld on July 2, 1959 in Vernon. She preceded him in death on June 9, 2010. He served in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1962. He retired from Wilbarger County. He was a Baptist.
   He is survived by one daughter, Christy Nava and husband, Mitchell of Vernon; two sons, Bobby E. Imel of Vernon and Jerry Don Imel of Childress; a granddaughter, Cheyanne Nava; a grandson, Bobby E. Imel Jr., and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in deatah by a brother, Earl Alton Imel Jr., and great-grandchildren, Paytlynn and Adrian Pierce.
   Visitation will be at 1 p.m., Monday until service time at Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Memorials can be made to favorite charity
   Pallbearers will be Paul Gearld, Zack Woodard, PeeWee Cochran, Eric Sneed, Robert Imel, Paul Edward Imel and Timothy Imel.
   Online condolences may be made to the family at

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