ZEPHYR — Graveside services for Robert “Pappy” Avery will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Zephyr Cemetery.

Robert “Pappy” Avery, age 84, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 29, in Glen Rose.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Betty Lou Simmons Avery; two brothers and three sisters.

Survivors include sons, Charles Avery and wife Barbara of Glen Rose, Chad Avery and wife Eva of Zephyr; daughter, Dena Wilson and husband John of Lewisville; step-children, Danny Rice, Evelyn Loyd, James Rice, Gary Rice, Cindy Bradshaw, Jackie Rice; 17 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.