Robert Doyle Felps

Published 2:20 pm Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Robert Doyle Felps, 78, of Groves, Texas passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017.

Robert was born March 20, 1939 in Honey Island, Texas to Carson Lee Felps and Alvie Tipton Felps.

Robert was a lifelong area resident and he retired from Neches Butane/Huntsman as a boilermaker after 38 years of service. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force.

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Robert was an avid camper and fisherman. He also loved to spend his time gardening, riding his motorcycle, and watching football. He always had stories  and memories to share and spent many nights swinging on the porch with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Velma; and five brothers, W.D., Bill, Onnie, Ralph, and Lewis.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Mary A. Felps of Groves; son, Stephen Felps of Groves;  daughters, Deanna Stafford and Tracey Dougharty and husband Raymond all of Groves; grandchildren, Dustin Jones, Kayla Stafford, Brock and Kerstee Dougharty; and great-grandchildren, Emma and Weston.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 9, 2017 at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves with Reverend David Logan officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday evening from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

A special thanks to his caregivers, Rhonda and Sharon.