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July 15, 1945 ~ October 15, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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Bobbie J. Tanksley went to be with her Lord, on October 15, 2023, in Menard TX. She was born on July 15, 1945, to Bill and Marie Brickey in San Antonio, TX. She was a long-time resident of Alpine, TX where she was a member of Grace Christian Fellowship Church. She graduated from Robert E. Lee High School, San Antonio, TX in 1964. She married Charles “Butch” Tanksley in 1966 and they had two daughters. She was a wiz with numbers and spent her years as an accountant, always sharing her knowledge with anyone who needed help. She enjoyed traveling with her husband in their RV and was especially fond of the Big Bend area.
She is preceded in death by her parents; William Brickey and Marie Brickey, Sister, Carolyn Coonce.
Bobbie is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Butch Tanksley; children, Cathi Frieda of Harper, TX, Kimberly (Lucas) Chapman of Sabinal, TX; sister Faye (Bill) Humphries; brother Bill “Dub” (Martha) Brickey of Oppelo, AR, nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Services will be scheduled at a later date. Memorial Contributions to be made in lieu of flowers.