Johnny W. Halbert III passed away Friday evening, September 17, 2021 at the age of 85.
Johnny Wooldridge Halbert III was born in Dallas on March 31, 1936 to Johnny Halbert Jr. and Odalia Bailey Halbert. He served his country proudly in the United States Navy from 1955 to 1959. On December 21, 1973 he married Mary Irene Harbin Halbert in Houston. He worked as an insurance agent for many years before retiring. Johnny was a resident of Quitman for 15 years, where he was a member of Liberty United Methodist Church. He enjoyed fishing, loved lawn care, and traveled frequently in his younger years.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Johnny Jr. and Odalia Halbert; wife of 49 years, Mary Irene Halbert; brother, Bill Halbert; and daughter, Glenda Gail Spain.
Left to cherish his memory are his sons, Robert Leonard Clinard Jr. of Sachse, and Kelly Halbert and wife, Rosie, of Canton; brother, Olan Halbert and wife Lola of Houston; 6 grandchildren, Robert Leonard Clinard III, Eric Clinard, Shawn Mitchell Spain, Misty Vidales, Jacqueline Taylor, and Destiny Nicole Jones; eight great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, extended relatives, and friends.
Funeral service for Johnny is scheduled for 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Lowe-Gardner Funerals & Cremations with Brother Fred Morrow and Rev. Keefe Cropper officiating. He will be laid to rest next to his wife, Mary, following the service at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Mineola. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 PM Monday evening, September 20th, at the funeral home.
Serving as pallbearers are Tom Bingham, Rylan Clinard, Erick Clinard, Robert Clinard III, Tim Taylor, Chris Vidales, and Michael Smith. Honorary pallbearers are Charles Harris and Billy Fields.
For those desiring, memorials may be directed to:
Liberty United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 1643
Quitman, TX 75783
Or a charity of your choice.