OBIT: Billy Joe Bobalik
Billy Joe BobalikBILLY JOE BOBALIK , Loving Husband, The Best Daddy, Pa-Paw, and Friend to many, was born August 28, 1935 and passed away on March 2, 2005.Billy won the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Cook Off in 1993 for Grand Champion Beef Brisket, Grand Champion Go-Texan, and All-Around Grand Champion Barbequers as chief cook of the Czech Cookers.Survived by wife, Theresia; daughters, Jody, Mary Jo, and Terri; grandchildren, Alan, Phil, Shasta, Patrick, Layne, and Casey; mother-in-law, Josephine Haynie; brother-in-law Donald Haynie; niece, Tanya Haynie; brother, E. L. Theodore and wife, Marilyn; and sister, Patsy Powell. Billy was preceded in death by father, Joe Bobalik and mother and step-father. Pauline and Edward Theodore.Memorial services will be held Saturday. March 5, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel. Family will receive friends Friday evening 5-7 p.m.
Published in the Houston Chronicle on 3/4/2005.