A funeral service celebrating the life of Bobby Allen Womack, 78, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 2201 Airline Drive, Bossier City, Louisiana. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow the service at Northwest Louisiana Veteran Cemetery, 7970 Mike Clark Road, Keithville, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Pastor Harrell Shelton.
Bobby was born December 20, 1943, in Wardell, Missouri, to Harlond Louis Womack and Francis Elizabeth Shaw Womack and passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, surrounded by loved ones after a 34-year-long battle with heart disease.
Bobby graduated from Wardell High School in 1961. He joined the United States Air Force, where he would go on to serve two tours in Vietnam and spent 24 years serving his country as a Master Sergeant while obtaining a commercial pilot’s license. After retirement from the military, he took a job working for General Motors in Shreveport, Louisiana, where he spent 23 years in maintenance. Bobby enjoyed flying planes and ultralights, playing music with his guitar, and watching his daughter and granddaughters become big rodeo stars. His favorite vacation spot was a cabin at Big Cedar Lodge.
Bobby is preceded in death by his mother, Francis Shaw Womack, and stepson, Jeffrey Furrow. He is survived by his father, Harlond Louis Womack; wife of 48 years, Gloria Schaumloffel Womack; daughter, Bobbiann English and husband, Scott; son Bobby Allen Womack, Jr. and wife Staci; stepdaughters, Carleen Humphreys and husband, Lester, Annette Collins, and Sharon Blakey and husband, Jerry; stepsons, Gene Furrow and wife, Wanda, Terry Furrow and wife, Holley; granddaughters, Landan English and Katie English; a host of grandchildren; sister, Janet Dodge; brother, Raymond Womack and Sue and numerous nieces, and nephews.
Honoring Bobby as pallbearers will be Scott English, Gene Furrow, Terry Furrow, Allen Womack, Jerry Blakey, and Eddie Hazeltine.