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Mr. Robert Canyon ("Bobby") Washington

September 19, 1953 ~ April 14, 2022 (age 68)

Obituary

ROBERT “BOBBY” CANYON WASHINGTON was born on September 19, 1953, to Robert Riggins and Willie Bea Washington in Saint Louis, Missouri, who both preceded him in death.

In his adolescence, Robert moved to Dallas, Texas, where he graduated from Madison High School as a young, talented football player.

After graduation, Robert enlisted in the Marine Corps from 1972-76 where he served as a combination welder earning several medals and decorations.

He was united in holy matrimony to Deborah Ann Washington in 1973. From this union, they were blessed with two daughters, LaTonya and Felicia.

Robert was employed with McDonnell Douglas (now known as Boeing) for many years while also working in his father's numerous business establishments, that of which include Lisa's Motel and Club 54.

He had a huge heart and love for his family. He would go without to help anyone who was in need. He took pride in spending time with his grandchildren and family.

He attended El Bethel Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Vincent Wilson.

Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Deborah Ann Washington and his sisters, Shirley Ann Rollins and Mildred Celia Blakeney.

He leaves to cherish his memory: two beautiful daughters, LaTonya Watson and Felicia Harris (Johnny); two loving granddaughters, Demetra King and Davianna Watson; three handsome grandsons, Josiah, Jeremiah, and Jonah Harris; sisters, Buelah Johnson and Lisa Riggins; brothers, Gregory Washington, Stevie Riggins, Ladell Kizart (Karen) and Angelo Jasper; and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends. 

 

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Services

View/Walk Thru
Friday
April 22, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Baucom's Life Celebration Center
9480 Lewis and Clark Blvd.
Saint Louis, Missouri 63136

Celebration of Life
Friday
April 22, 2022

10:00 AM
Baucom's Life Celebration Center
9480 Lewis and Clark Blvd.
Saint Louis, Missouri 63136

Out of State Interment

Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery
000 Mountain Creek Pkwy
Dallas, TX 75211

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