Robert Frank Jolley of Allen, Texas passed away September 22, 2012 at the age of 72. He was born February 6, 1940 to James E. and Frankie Nell (Day) Jolley in Paducah, Texas. He was a graduate of West Texas State University where he received his bachelor degree in business administration. After his retirement from a career in sales, Robert was a bus driver for Lovejoy Independent School District where he drove bus number 30. He was a devoted grandfather who enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s events. Robert loved to draw, paint and share his love for animals where he was a former volunteer at the Humane Society.
He is survived by his daughter, Toinette Tillinghast and husband Lonnie of Fairview, Texas; son, Chris Jolley of Seattle, Washington; grandchildren, Max Tillinghast, Sam Tillinghast, Gabby Tillinghast, and Gracie Tillinghast; mother, Frankie Nell Jolley of Amarillo, Texas; brother, J.T. Jolley of Amarillo, Texas and numerous other loving relatives and friends.
Robert was preceded in death by his father, James E. Jolley.
A funeral service was held September 25, 2012 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel in Allen, Texas with Dr. Danny Buster officiating. Interment followed at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen.
To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, please visit www.tjmfuneral.com <http://www.tjmfuneral.com> .
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