Lynn Troy Bavousett, 81, of Weatherford, Texas died Friday, March 25, 2011.
Mr. Bavousett was born June 22, 1929, in Camp Springs, Texas to Mat and Florence Harris Bavousett. He was an Eagle Scout and went on to earn a Double Bronze Palm in Boy Scouts. He graduated from Hobbs High School in Hobbs, Texas. He was a Corporal in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, serving as an inspector at Camp Chaffee in Ft. Smith, Ark. He married Mary Lou Odell on Aug. 6, 1955. He worked for finance companies and later owned Southwest Mobile Homes in Albuquerque, N.M., and Shady Acres Mobile Home and RV Park in Donna, Texas. Upon retirement they moved to Weatherford, Texas.
Preceding him in death were his parents Mat and Florence Bavousett, father and mother-in-law Glenn and Louise Odell, four brothers, three sisters and an exceptionally close friend, Bill Housley.
Survivors include: his wife of 55 years, Mary Lou; two daughters and sons-in-law Tina and Gary Steffen of Euless, Texas, and Lisa and Kyle Bradford of Edmond, Oklahoma; one son and daughter-in-law Rex Bavousett and Jan Moore, of Kearney, Nebraska; one brother-in-law H.T. Duff of Ponca City, Oklahoma. He had five grandchildren: Chris Steffen of Norfolk, Virginia; Erin Steffen of Euless, Texas; Ian Bavousett of Kearney, Nebraska; and Baxter and Aubrey Bradford of Edmond, Oklahoma. He also is survived by many nieces, nephews, friends and exceptionally close friends Martha Housley, Dayna Corey, both of Anchorage, Alaska; and Don and Elma Carlson of Austin, Texas.
Funeral service will be held 10:00 A.M. Saturday, April 2, 2011 at Elkhart United Methodist Church Elkhart, Kansas with Pastor Bruce Ferguson officiating. Burial will follow at Elkhart Cemetery with military rites conducted by VFW Post #3162. Friends may call Friday, April 1, 2011 from 2:00 until 8:00 P.M. at Garnand Funeral Home, Elkhart, Kansas. Memorials may be given to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation in care of Garnand Funeral Home, P.O. Box 854, Elkhart, Kansas 67950.