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Obits

Rocky Romero

Rocky Romero, 49, Died Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Amarillo, Texas.

Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, April 14, 2014 at Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements by Horizon Funeral Home, Dalhart, TX.

Officiating will be Kurtis Abla youth minister at First Baptist Church in Dalhart, TX.

Rocky Romero was born May 27, 1964 to Pete and Rebecca (Garcia) Romero. Early in life, he worked at Caviness in the tannery and hauled hay. In Rocky’s early years he was an aggressive athlete who participated in baseball, football, karate and weightlifting. He was recognized for his football achievements including the winner of “kick-punt-pass” and lettering as a varsity two-way starter for Dalhart High School. In 1983, the Wolves made the playoffs and Rocky was named “Offensive lineman of the week” by the Amarillo Globe News. Rocky graduated from Dalhart High School in 1983 and went on to further his education in attended Gonzales Jr. College, WTSU in Canyon, Tx and Southwest Texas University in San Marcos, TX.

Mike Bailey

Mike Bailey, 73, Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Dalhart, Texas.

Services were held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday April 12, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Dalhart, TX. Arrangements by Horizon Funeral Home.

Sean Vickers officiated. He is the Pastor at First Baptist Church, Dalhart, TX Robert Michael Bailey was born on October 20, 1940 in Paris, Texas to Robert Claude and Mildred Jimmie (Golden) Bailey. He graduated high school in Dimmit, TX, and started farming in the Dalhart area. Mike then moved to Dalhart in 1963 where he farmed with his father. He met the love of his life, Jane Hunt in 1964 and they were married on February 13, 1965. In 1973, Mike and his brother Jack started Bailey Flying Service, an agricultural aviation service in Dalhart, TX. Mike retired in 1997 and he and Jane traveled extensively afterwards.