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Bobby “Don” Holden, Sr.

1941 - 2022
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Bobby “Don” Holden, Sr.

Bobby “Don” Holden, Sr., was born in Fort Worth, Texas on August 30, 1941 to Jack and Gaynelle Holden.

Graveside services were held on Saturday, July 30, 2022 in the Springtown Cemetery.

Don attended school in Springtown where he excelled in all local sports. After high school, he received a scholarship to Cisco Junior College playing football. Don returned to Springtown and married his high school sweetheart, Nancy Ellen Sandlin, on September 30, 1961. They lived in Springtown while he finished his bachelor’s degree in physical education from North Texas State University. He also received his Master’s in the early 70’s. During this time they had their three boys, Bobby, Billy, and Brad, and moved to North Dallas, still in the same house after 45 years.

Don is survived by his wife Nancy, his sister and brother Loretta Gay and Roy Dan, his boys Bobby, Billy, and Brad, his three daughter in-laws Denise, Amy, Missy, seven grandchildren Chris, Kyle, Josh, Callie, Kelsey, Carson, Jake and Jax, two granddaughter in-laws Carlee and Rachael and four great grandchildren Ellis, Avery, Kyler and Carter.

The Azle News, Aug. 3, 2022 Edition