Robert “Bob” Andrews
Robert “Bob” Andrews, 72, passed away Sunday, March 25, at his home in Bridge City.
Funeral Services will be at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at the United Pentecostal Church in Orangefield. Officiating will be Brother Jeffrey Sanders. Interment will follow at Autumn Oaks Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., Wednesday at the church.
He was born in San Diego, CA to Barney E. and Maggie M. (Griffin) Andrews. He was an electrician with IBEW for 45 years and a member at the Orangefield United Pentecostal Church. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his sons-in-law and grandchildren and gardening in his yard. More than anything else he loved his family and spending time with them.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Barney E. and Maggie M. (Griffin) Andrews and his brother, Arnold “Andy” Andrews.
Bob is survived by his loving wife, Janie of 50 years and from that union he is survived by his three daughters, Donna Smith and husband, John of Bridge City, Melissa Smith of Kansas City, MO and Judy Lewis and husband, Hamp Henry Lewis, Jr. of Bridge City; his grandchildren, Chase Smith, Casey Lewis, Colby Smith, Micah Smith, Henry Lewis III and Robert Wesley Lewis and great granddaughter, Abigail Grace Wisenbaker.
He is also survived by his sisters, Chrystal Martin and husband, Bill of Wagner OK and Opal Shiew and husband, Willis of Tahlequah OK; sisters-in-law, Jeanie Wright, Linda Spray and Glenda Cochran and a host of nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers will be Chase Smith, Micah Smith, Henry Lewis III, Stacey Shiew, Jason Shiew, Arthur Riley, Don Marshall and Wayne Chadwick. Honorary pallbearers will be George Chadwick, Johnny James, Willis Shiew, Bill Martin and Billy Cosper.