Robert E. Hazlett, 85, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018 surrounded by his family.
Funeral: Friday, June 22, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 301 S. Center St., Arlington, TX. Interment: Cleburne Memorial Park Cemetery, Cleburne, TX. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington.
Memorials: Memorial gifts may be made in honor of his life to Mission Arlington, 210 W. South St., Arlington, TX 76010, 817-277-6620.
Bob was born October 19, 1932 in Cleburne, Texas to Colonel Edward and Nelle Hazlett. Bob’s life included 5 years active duty USAF, 28 years USAF Reserve retiring as a Lt. Colonel, 24 years Federal Aviation Administration retiring as head of Dallas-Fort Worth Region, over 20 years as a USAF Academy Liaison Officer and over 10 years as an aviation consultant.
He was a dedicated Christian who served faithfully at First Baptist Church Arlington in many areas, including deacon and several committees. Bob was a community leader and volunteer, serving in numerous roles.
Survivors: Bob is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary Jean Hazlett; his children, Brenda Hazlett, Ed Hazlett and wife, Mitzi, Karen Williams and husband, Mayor Jeff Williams; grandchildren, Nicholas and Amie Hazlett and their children, Lorelei and Michaela; Benjamin Hazlett and his children, Zealand and Amélie; Zach Hazlett; Steven and Natalie Pollitte and their children, Caden and Caleb; Brandon and Suzanne Taylor and their daughter, Kate; Ryan and Morgan Williams and their son, Nolan.
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