Bob Francis was born in Van Alstyne, Texas, on October 28, 1928, and passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, August 25, 2023. He graduated from Van Alstyne High School and soon after moved to Fort Worth, Texas, where he met Fannie. Bob and Fannie married in November of 1953 and had three children: Jan, Charlotte, and Glen. Bob and Fannie have been fortunate to have 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Bob worked for General Dynamics/Lockheed Martin for 40 years where he later retired in 1991. Bob and Fannie have lived in Fort Worth, Waco, and Bedford. In 2012, Bob and Fannie moved from Bedford to the Texas Masonic Retirement Community. Bob enjoyed working on cars, garage sale hunting with Fannie, and spending time on their farm near Mt. Pleasant with family and their beloved dog, Skip. Bob's competitive side came out while playing cards or dominoes at family gatherings or watching the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers. Bob was preceded in death by his sister Ruth, his brothers Charles and Bill, and his grandson Andrew.