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Robert Porter Wollaston

November 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Sunday, October 30, 2011
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 1:00pm
White’s Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Internment at a later date in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to: 
Parker County Women’s and Newcomer’s Club Scholarship Fund, Box 362, Weatherford, Texas 76086.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Robert Porter Wollaston

Bob came to Texas from Kellogg, Idaho, while serving honorably in the U.S. Army and decided to stay after meeting his loving wife, Rhoda. He worked in communications and the crimes against children for the Fort Worth Police Department for 44 years before retiring in 2007. Bob also worked for the Fort Worth ISD as an announcer at multiple sporting events. His favorite location to work at was Farrington Field. Bob served as a longtime Aledo City Council member. He loved helping others and spending time with his family. Bob took many wonderful vacations over the years with them. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father and grandpa and will be dearly missed.

Bob was preceded in death by his father, John Wollaston; mother, Marcella Riep; stepfather, Paul Riep; and sister, Loretta Cannon.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Rhoda Wollaston; daughter, Dana Ward and her husband, Jeff; grandson, Austin Ward; granddaughter, Ellie Ward; brother, John Wollaston of Couer d'Alene, Idaho; numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, March 3

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Waxahachie JV Tournament at Waxahachie Country Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats at Crowley, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Crowley at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Wednesday, March 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity Orange at Glen Rose Invitational at Squaw Valley Golf Course Links Course.

Thursday, March 5

  • Aledo Ladycats JV at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at A&M Consolidated Tournament, College Station, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Southwest and Arlington Heights Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Weatherford Tournament, Times TBA.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Boswell
    Aledo Middle School at Stephenville

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Brock at Brock High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, March 6

  • Aledo Varsity at Chisholm Trail Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at Bearcat Brawl at Split Rail Links and Golf Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Burleson at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *Senior Night & District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, March 9

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

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