In Memory
  Bobby Lynn Renson
         WHEREAS, A life made rich through meaningful service drew
  to a close with the passing of Bobby Lynn Renson of Tyler on May
  16, 2019, at the age of 85; and
         WHEREAS, The son of Eddie and Euba Renson, Bobby Renson was
  born in Arp on March 10, 1934, and he grew up with the
  companionship of three brothers, Charles, Eddie, and Roy; and
         WHEREAS, Answering his nation's call to duty, Mr. Renson
  joined the United States Army at the age of 18, and over the
  course of his 23-year tenure as a military police officer, he
  served in Korea and Vietnam; his career highlights included
  flying on Air Force One with President Dwight D. Eisenhower and
  guarding the Bikini Atoll nuclear bomb testing site; after
  retiring in 1976 at the rank of sergeant major, he worked for the
  United States Post Office and earned a criminology degree from
  The University of Texas at Tyler; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Renson shared a rewarding marriage that
  spanned more than five decades with Helen Beverly Renson, and
  they were blessed with two children, Tammy and Ricky, and three
  grandchildren, Christine, Nicholas, and Caitlin; after
  Mrs. Renson's death in 2011, Mr. Renson was fortunate enough to
  find love again, and he spent the last years of his life with his
  second wife, the former Mamie Marshall; in his leisure time, he
  enjoyed taking care of a beloved menagerie of pets and reading
  Western and spy novels; and
         WHEREAS, Although Bobby Renson will be deeply missed, he
  has left his family and friends with a wealth of memories that
  they will forever treasure; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 86th
  Legislature, hereby pay tribute to the life of Bobby Lynn Renson
  and extend sincere condolences to all those who mourn his
  passing; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this Resolution be
  prepared for his family and that when the Texas Senate adjourns
  this day, it do so in memory of Bobby Lynn Renson.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on May 24, 2019, by a
    rising vote.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate