Robert Byron Felty

28-Jan-1946 - 21-Jun-2011

Robert Byron Felty, 65, of Lubbock passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2011. He was born January 28, 1946 in Lubbock, Texas to Paul Byron and Pearl Felty. Byron grew up in Lubbock and graduated from Lubbock High School and Texas Tech University, where he played in the Marching Band from Raider Land. He served proudly in the United States Navy retiring after 20 years of service. After his retirement, Byron worked as an educator for the Lubbock Independent School District retiring after 33 years. He married Vicky Dalida August 23, 1995 in the Philippines. He was a longtime member of the First Christian Church.

He is survived by his wife, Vicky; three children, Cedric, Kaye and Karina; grandchildren, Myles and Kaitlyn; a sister, Nan Beckner; and a brother, I. J. Belt.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Byron Felty will be held on Monday, June 27, 2011 at 10 a.m. in the Hodges Chapel of the First Christian Church with Dr. Michael Passmore officiating. Burial with military honors from the United States Honor Guard will follow the service at the City of Lubbock Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Sanders Funeral Home on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m.

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, June 26, 2011