Bobby Franklin Vandiver, 65, son of Ralph and Fern Vandiver, was born Nov. 25, 1935, at Dykes. He died April 4, 2001, at the home of his brother, Lonnie, in Springfield after a battle with cancer. He grew up in the Fairview community. He married Rebecca Ryan in 1960. They had one son. His wife preceded him in death in 1994. He was a member of Wellspring Church and married Anna Holland in 1995. He was also preceded in death by his father. Surviving are his wife of the home; his son, Dan of Qulin; his mother of the Fairview community; three brothers, Jack Vandiver of Fairview community, John Vandiver of Houston and Lonnie Vandiver of Springfield; and five grandchildren. Services were April 7 at Wellspring Church with Lonnie Vandiver and Dr. Roger Freeman officiating. Burial was in the Bado Cemetery under the direction of Evans Funeral Home. “

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