RB French Jr., 87, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Bedford, Texas.

Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday in the Cowboy Cemetery in Mercury, Texas, under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home.

RB was born in Hamilton, Texas, Oct. 26, 1925. RB was married to June Edmondson French in 1944 and had two sons, Larry and Jim. R.B. was a veteran of World War II and served his country in the Pacific Islands from 1944-46.

RB was predeceased in death by his son, Larry Wayne French, in 1974 and second wife, Francis Calder in May 31, 1991.

RB is survived by his son, Jim French and wife, Dawna; daughter-in-law, Karol French; grandchildren, Lori Cox and husband, Joe, Gina Rollins, Jennifer Diebold and husband, Mark, Tasha Prosise and husband, Kenneth; great-grandchildren, Felecia Sherman and husband, Andrew, Mackenzie Cox, Zachary Rollins and wife, Courtney, Brooke Eakins, Victoria DeLonais, Sydney Cox, Randi Rollins, Trinity Diebold, Blane Prosise; and great-great-grandson, Jacob Rollins; step-children, Carolyn Davis and husband Bob and Powell Calder and wife Mary; step-grandchildren, Torie Meir, Jeff Davis and wife Jessica; step-great-grandchildren, Mayson, Maddie, Sam, Grace, Riley, Addie and Elynn.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.davismorrisfuneralhome.com.