Robert “Bobby” Licon, 65, of Godby Heights, W.Va. was born Dec. 16, 1947 in Cuero, to the late Ortino Sr. and Victoriana Garcia Licon. He departed this life on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 at Logan Region Medical Center at Logan, W.Va.
Licon was a service manager for Southern Amusement in Logan, W.Va., a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict with the US Marine Corps, earning a Purple Heart Medal and was discharged with the rank of Lance Corporal. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 19 and Marine Corp League.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Ruth Weaver Licon, and two brothers, Joe and Ruben Licon.
Survivors include, two daughters, Mellissa Licon (Andy Mayhorn) of Whitman, W.Va. and Ellie Licon of Godby Heights, W.Va.; son, William Charles (Amber) Licon of Kentucky; three sisters, Mary Torres of Westhoff, Ellie L. (Joe) Gonzales of Cuero, and Gloria L. (Domingo) Barron of Westhoff; three brothers, Ben (Ellie) Licon of Lubbock, Ortino Licon Jr. of Fort Worth, and Daniel (Andrea) Licon of Westhoff; three grandchildren, Ruben Mangus (Kayla Roberts), Marissa (Tim) Baisden, and William Charles Licon II; and two great-grandchildren, Brayden Baisden and Carter Mangus.