|Henry K. 'Bobby' Metcalf Sr.|
Funeral services for Henry K. "Bobby" Metcalf, Sr., 88, of Waterproof were held at Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday on Friday, November 20, 2009, 10 a.m. with Bro. Stan Wyant and Bro. Travis Wayne Floyd officiating.
Interment followed at Monclova Cemetery under the direction of Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday.
Mr. Metcalf was born July 17, 1921, in Natchez and passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2009, at Riverland Medical Center in Ferriday. He was a resident of Waterproof and retired from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Marguerite H. Metcalf; parents, Henry McNair Metcalf and Georgia B. Metcalf; daughter, Dolores M. Mize and three infants; one brother, William Carlton Metcalf; and three sisters, Annie Hatcher, Hazel Floyd and Mary Lance.
Survivors include daughters -- Bobbie Skipper and husband, Luther D., of Ferriday, Martha M. Sanderson and Billy of Waterproof, Beverly Rushing and husband, Charles, of Jonesville, Elaine Sell of Oak Grove, Pauline Ross and husband, Buddy, of Oak Grove, Marguerite "Ritsy" Simpson and husband, Dennis, of Camden, MS; sons -- Henry Metcalf, Jr., and wife, Pat, of Monterey, Charles "Chuck" Metcalf and wife, Susie, of Monterey; and his loyal Schnauzer, Shorty. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Frankie Dunning, Daniel Dunning, Joey Mize, Henry Metcalf, Jr., Reuben Metcalf, Reginald Cason, Adrian Metcalf, and John Sanderson.
Honorary pallbearers wer ehis daughters, son-in-laws, Luther Skipper, Jr., Charles Rushing, Billy Sanders, Buddy Ross, Dennis Simpson, Ray Mize, and his grandson, Marcus Hull.