October 22, 1945 - February 25, 2021
Funeral services for Mr. Robert P. Twomey, 75, of Old Center will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 1, 2021 at the Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. D.J. Overman and Bro. Bill Crowley officiating. Burial will follow in the Old Center Cemetery under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. Visitation will be 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. prior to services at Hawthorn Funeral Home. Robert Parker Twomey was born October 22, 1945 in Center, Texas. He passed this life peacefully at his Old Center home February 25, 2021. Robert was born to the marriage of Delbert LeRoy Twomey and Joy Laverne Kyle Twomey. He was raised in Old Center schooled in Carthage graduating with the “Bulldog” class of 1965 where he earned the State Farmer Award through F.F.A. Shop class and working with his father gave him the foundation and skills he developed as a carpenter, plumber, electrician and mechanic. He married Betty Lou Crowley November 6, 1970 and they celebrated 50 years of marriage and had one beloved son. Mr. Twomey retired from Anadarko in 1998, but continued to work bailing hay with his son, and operated T&T Custom Hay Baling for the last 30 years. Rob loved drag racing, and working on his 67 Camero. He loved fishing and hunting, at the Twomey Camp on the Sabine River with family and friends, and riding shotgun with “J.D.” He was a Christian who belonged to Christ’s Church and lived his life by example showing us the fruits of the spirit. He is preceded in death by his parents; older brother, Vernon Del Twomey; infant brother, Mark Twomey. Mr. Twomey is survived by his loving wife Betty Lou Crowley Twomey; son, Joe Dell “J.D.” Twomey and wife Bridget Renee Abernathy Twomey; four grandchildren, Sarah Elizabeth, Khaki Jo, Steven Parker, and Kyle Hudson Twomey; daughter, Danna Phalen and husband Tony of Irvine, California; siblings, Jane Gallenbach and husband Tom of Old Center, Henry Joe Twomey and wife Pattie of Old Center, Nan Powell and husband Larry of Carthage; sister-in-law, Louise Twomey of Old Center; numerous other relatives and a host of friends. Serving as pallbearers will be, Jacob Crowley, Josh Morris, Matt Morris, Waylon Yount, Jason “Elroy” Weidner and Adam Cheshire. Honorary pallbearers will be, David Wilkie, David Shahan, Mark Atkerson, J.R. Hodges, Chance Brown, and Tommy Weidner. The family gives special thanks to Heartsway Hospice and Cherie Peace for the exceptional care.
Funeral services for Mr. Robert P. Twomey, 75, of Old Center will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 1, 2021 at the Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. D.J. Overman and Bro. Bill Crowley officiating. Burial will follow in the Old Center Cemetery... View Obituary & Service Information
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