obit: Joe "Big Jody" Zabonik
Zabonik, Joe “Big Jody”
Born June 28, 1934, in Dallas, Texas and passed away December 8, 2002, in Kaufman, Texas at the age of 68.
He is preceded in death by son, Joseph Zabonik.
Big Jody is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Daisy Zabonik, children, Donna Baldwin, Henrietta and Mike Clark, Connie and Ronnie Cates, Johnny and Saundra Zabonik, and James Zabonik; 21 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren, sisters, Mary and C.D. Horn, Adell and Roy Edwards, and Josie and Edwin Beverly, numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Family will receive friends from 6-8 at the funeral home. Graveside service will be Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at 2:00 p.m. at Laurel Oaks Memorial Park in Mesquite, Texas.
Laurel Oaks Funeral Home