Captain Robert L. “Bob” Reinhardt
Captain Robert L. “Bob” Reinhardt, 66, died at his residence in Hemphill. He went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Aug. 21, 2009. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange, with Pastor Dan George of the Yellowpine Baptist Church officiating. Graveside Services will follow with Military Honors by the Orange Police Department at the Yellowpine Cemetery on Hwy 87, south of Hemphill. Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home.
Bob was born on Dec. 19, 1942 in Henderson, Ken. He served in the army for six years. Part of his military duty was spent at the White House during the Kennedy/Johnson administration. After leaving the service, he returned to Henderson and joined the Henderson Police Department. In 1971, he became an Orange Police Officer, and worked for the department for 27 years, retiring with the rank of Captain. He and his wife, Barbara, then moved to the Six Mile area on Toledo Bend Lake. They are members of the Six Mile Baptist Church.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Dick and Rose Reinhardt.
Those left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 46 years, Barbara Reinhardt; son and daughter-in-law, Randy & Brenda Reinhardt of Mauriceville; daughter and son-in-law, Cari and Terry LeDoux of Orange; brother and wife, Frank & Donna Reinhardt of Georgia; sisters and their husbands, Tootsie and Glen Thompson, Patsy and Sam Saalwaechter of Kentucky; his precious grandchildren, Micah and Maegan, Abbi and Chase LeDoux; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Pallbearers are Danny Aaron, Mike Broussard, Langston Frederick, George Jones, James Simar, Don Sullivan, Kyle Waddell and Troy Waddell. Honorary pallbearers are Chase LeDoux, Micah Reinhardt, Jay Hall and Clifton Thompson.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Six Mile Baptist Church Building Fund, 9575 St. Hwy. 87S, Hemphill, TX 75948.