Bobby Joe Rounsaville, age 72 and a long-time resident of Konawa, Oklahoma passed away at his home in Byng, Oklahoma.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel in Konawa. Rev. Jerry Orsburn will officiate, and burial will follow at Vamoosa Cemetery.
Bobby was born July 1, 1948 in Konawa to Elmer “Shorty” Rounsaville and Noma Maxine (Mosley) Rounsaville. He grew up in the Konawa and Vamoosa area and graduated from Vamoosa High School in 1966. He married LaMona Dean Hicks July 17, 1970 in Konawa. Bobby was a counselman and the Mayor of Konawa for twelve years. He was also the Chief of Security for the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.
He is survived by his wife of fifty years, LaMona Rounsaville; three daughters, Amy Rounsaville of Byng, Oklahoma, Tambra Merchant of Konawa, Oklahoma, and Barbie Rounsaville also of Konawa; one brother, Jack Rounsaville of Finger, Tennessee; eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Shorty and Maxine Rounsaville.