Bobby L. Lehman
Bobby L. Lehman of Port Neches, Texas passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital in Houston, Texas.
He was born on October 10, 1944 in Port Arthur, Texas, to the late Joseph Russell Lehman and Catherine Lee Lehman of Ivanhoe, Texas.
Bobby was a 1963 graduate of Port Neches-Groves High School.
Bobby married Billie Suzanne Warren of Port Arthur, Texas on April 1, 1972 at First Christian Church in Port Arthur.
A native of Port Neches, Bobby started working in 1962 at Hinton’s Service Station.
Over the next 4 years, Bobby worked as a mail clerk at the Dallas Morning News and the Garland Daily News as well as Gulf Coast shipyards and welding companies where he helped build boats.
In 1966, Bobby was drafted into the US Army.
Eager to serve his country, Bobby signed up for an extra year.
During his time in the Army, Bobby served in Vietnam as a supply clerk.
He was honorably discharged from the Army in 1969 as an E-5 with decorations the Vietnam Service medal with a Bronze Star, a Vietnam Campaign medal and a Vietnam Service medal.
Bobby also received a Good conduct medal, National Defense Service Medal and a Rifle Sharpshooter award.
After being discharged from the Army, Bobby served on the inactive reserves until 1972.
In 1972, Bobby was hired by DuPont Beaumont Works where he served as a Contract Administrator/Field Coordinator.
Bobby retired from DuPont in July of 2001.
Bobby was a family man who alongside, Billie Lehman raised two children.
A proud veteran, Bobby would always show his pride by wearing a VA hat or a Vietnam Veteran hat, he loved spending time with his family and his grandchildren.
Bobby was preceded in death by his wife, Billie in 2011.
Bobby is survived by his children, Donald Wayne Lehman of Port Neches and Janet Schriver (Lehman) and her husband, Rick Schriver, who currently reside in Godley, Texas.
He is also survived by his grandchildren, Samantha Marie Schriver and Ryan Jacob Schriver also of
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Melancon’s Funeral Home, Nederland, Texas.
Funeral Services will be Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 10:30 a.m., at Melancon’s Funeral Home, with Rev. Gary Adams officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves.