Robert Wayne "Bobby" Budai, 62, passed away December 9, 2014 at his home in Tehuacana. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 11, 2014 in the Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery in Retreat (near Corsicana) with Rev. Shane Norcross officiating. Visitation with the family will be 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home. Bobby was born August 23, 1952 in Corsicana, Texas to Dan Budai, Jr. and Norma Holt Budai. He was a graduate of Corsicana High School. Bobby retired from Windstream Telephone Company after over 30 years of service. He was presently employed by Mexia State Supported Living Center. Family was the most important part of Bobby's life. He loved watching his children participate in their sporting events and being a spectator of the events in which they coached; he was their number one fan. He supported them in anything and everything they were interested in doing. As a young man, Bobby enjoyed playing softball. He also enjoyed playing dominoes with family and friends and fantasy football weekends. He was preceded in death by his father, Dan Budai, Jr. Bobby is survived by his son, Russell Budai and wife, Stephanie of Dripping Springs, TX; daughter, Jennifer Evans and husband, Blake of College Station, TX; grandson, Beckett Budai; mother, Norma Budai of Tehuacana, TX; sister, Janis Johnson and husband, Richard of Tehuacana, TX; nieces, Jamie Gragg and husband Mike and Stephanie Meyer and husband, Randy; and other relatives and friends. Pallbearers will be Jay Tidwell, Mike McCarey, Scott Long, Sonny Hayes, Jackie Rawlings and Eric Tidwell. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, www.diabetes.org.
Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home