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Jerry Gene Webb

November 5, 1943 ~ December 9, 2021 (age 78)

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Jerry "Diamond Digger" Gene Webb passed away on December 9, 2021, at the age of 78. He was born November 5, 1943, in Wichita Falls, Texas.

He met his wife, Marjorie in 1966 at the Longhorn Ballroom Dance Hall in Fort Worth, TX. He immediately fell in love with her and "her boys" and the two married one week later. They moved to Overton, TX in 1968 where he worked oil derricks for several years with various companies before retiring as a tool pusher with Pioneer Drilling.

Jerry enjoyed watching wrestling, the Texas Rangers, playing slot machines, going out to eat, and bragging about their boys, grandkids, and great-grandkids. He spent the last several years of his life, taking care of his loving wife of 55 years, Marjorie Webb.

He is preceded in death by his father and mother, Louis & Mary Webb; brothers & sisters, Jesse, Joyce, Mary Lou, Clifford, & Velma.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Bobby Bobbitt and wife Kim, Dale Bobbitt and wife Tina, & Harold Bobbitt; Grandchildren: Corey Bobbitt (Leah), Jennifer Stewart (Brandon), Kyle Bobbitt (Tracy), Eric Bobbitt (Mandy), Lorin Arnold (Justin), Savannah Robert (Warren), Mason Bobbitt (Raegyn), Kurstin Doss, Lance Doss, Crawford Bobbitt (Hannah), Landri Bobbitt; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers: Corey Bobbitt, Kyle Bobbitt, Eric Bobbitt, Mason Bobbitt, Crawford Bobbitt, Brandon Stewart, Billy Burnett, & Bubba Rhoades

Honorary Pallbearers: Lance Doss, Carson Bobbitt, Hayden Stewart, Lane Stewart, Bryson Bobbitt, Parker Bobbitt, Justin Arnold, Warren Robert, Jeff Webb, & Larry Webb

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to a special friend, Rosie Pierce.

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December 12, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home
905 S. Commerce St.
Overton, TX 75684

Funeral Service
December 13, 2021

11:00 AM
Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home
905 S. Commerce St.
Overton, TX 75684

Interment following funeral service
December 13, 2021

Ebenezer Cemetery
CR 2110 Off of Hwy 135
Arp, TX 75750

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