In Memory

Bobby Chestnut

May 2, 2019

it is with great sadness that the family of James Robert Chestnut announces his passing after a long battle with cancer.

He passed peacefully at home surrounded by friends and family on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at the age of 70 years. Bobby will be lovingly remembered by his children Leslie (Debbie), Jimmy (Lita), and Lisa.  Bobby will also be fondly remembered this seven grandchildren Calvin, Sarah, Destiny, Jewel, Landon, Adeline, and Bethany; by his brotherTim (Janet) Chestnut and sisters Elizabeth (Jack) Jackson, Barbara (Robert) Arispe, and Debbie (Rene) Solis; as well as his dear friends Leslie (Gail), Ernie (Sue), and Kathy.

Bobby was preceded in death by his parents Clifton and Nelda Chestnut .

He grew up in and around Schertz, Texas and was a lifetime  fisherman; running a guide service Choke Canyon, the subject of many local newspaper articles, and was a member of the Pro Teams for both Ranger and Skeeter boats.  

He retired as a CPL in the United States Marine Corps after being wounded and earning the Purple Heart.

Bobby wished that there be no service, only that his remains be spread at a place of his choosing with friends and family present