'Bob' John Robert James

GOLIAD - "Bob" John Robert James, 76, of Goliad, Texas and formally of Clinton, Indiana passed away on May 31, 2014. He was born on August 25, 1937 in Portage, Indiana to Jack Logan and Dorothy (Peyton) James. He was proceeded in death by his parents and grandson, Logan Lee Hedges.
Bob graduated from Clinton High School in 1955 and a graduate of Indiana State University. He is a U.S. Navy Veteran and he worked for the Newport Army Ammunition Plant prior to joining Eli Lilly & Company where he retired in 1999.
Bob is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lucy (Rubio) James; daughter Jacqueline J. James of Victoria, TX and grandson Cody James Hedges of Bloomington, Indiana. Other survivors include sister-in-laws Delphina Ybarbo and Eva Rubio of Goliad, TX; brother & sister-in-law" Dan & Linda Rubio of Austin, TX; nieces, Wanda (Jeff) Davis of Victoria, TX; Joann & Linda Ybarbo of Goliad, TX; Rebecca (Jim) Prescott of Goliad, TX; Gina Rubio, Austin, TX and nephew Robert (Sandra) Ybarbo of Springfield, MO and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Visitation will be on June 6, 2014 from 4-6:30 p.m. at the Goliad Funeral Home, Goliad, TX. Rosary at 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation at funeral home on June 7, 2014, from 9-11:00 a.m.; military graveside services at Glendale Cemetery at 11:00.