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Robert Earl Fondren

April 6, 1948 ~ February 13, 2018 (age 69)

Robert Earl Fondren was born on April 6th 1948 to Clarence A. and Lola Jean Fondren in Manitou, Oklahoma. He passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at the age of 69. He is reunited with his parents and sister, Vickie Fondren in Heaven. Robert leaves behind his loving children, June, Jason, Bobby, Crystal and Delany Fondren; extended children, Derrick Thibodeaux, Brandi Smith, Heather Sonntag, and Donald Spencer; brother, Allen Fondren. He also leaves a legacy of 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Robert, also known as “Rapid Robert”, “Soupbone”, and “Greyhound” will be remembered by his outgoing and outspoken personality. He raised horses earlier in life.  He was an avid dirt track racer. Robert was a skilled mechanic and welder. He enjoyed wrestling at the Sportatorium in Dallas.  He will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests you consider a donation to American Heart Association.

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