Last Roll – Texas Compatriot Robert Lee “Rusty” Haynes
He also served as past president of the Grand National Horseman’s Assoc, past President of the Palomino Club, and past 4-H Horse Club leader. He was a supporter of Vernon College Rodeo and the Vernon College Drama Department, The Wilbarger Historical Museum, Drama department. He was a current board member of the Vernon Community Players.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his grandmother Pearl Haynes, nephew Brock Haynes, and step-niece Jenny Millican. He is survived by his wife Priscilla, his step-daughter Kim and her husband Sam Ball of Spring Texas, his step-son Barry Harper and his wife Alisha of Bedias, Texas, his brother Jerry Haymes of Longview, Brother Tony Haynes and wife Wendy of Springtown, 18 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A private celebration of Rusty’s life will be held on New Years Day. Eternal rest grant to him, o Lord. And may God’s perpetual light shine upon him. May he and all of our fallen Confederate compatriots, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.