- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 24 December 2013
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Funeral services for Bob Gene Zachary, age 83 of Winnsboro, were at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at Beaty Funeral Home Chapel in Winnsboro. Burial was in the Cypress Cemetery in Franklin County.
Mr. Zachary was born in Franklin County on Jan. 2, 1930 to O. R. and Rosa Gossett Zachary. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, worked for and retired from SWEPCO, and was an electrician in Winnsboro for many years. He was a member of the Walnut Street Baptist Church and the Gus Garrison Masonic Lodge.
He died Tuesday, Dec. 17 in Winnsboro. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Patsy Zachary, his parents, and two brothers, Wayne and Don Zachary.
He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Janet Zachary of Mineola; a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Ronney Gilbreath of Winnsboro; three brothers, Richard Zachary of Winnsboro, Glen and Betty Zachary of Mount Vernon, and Jimmy and Vicki Zachary of Flint; his sisters, Nadine Harwell of Queen City, Leta Nell and James Argenbright of Emory, Joan Burgess of Sherman, Jerry Sue Mayfield of Longview; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.