Robert  Middleton
Robert Michael Middleton, 71 of Corsicana passed away Thursday, Sept, 12, 2019 in Dallas. He was born Jan. 2, 1948 in Corsicana to Robert Max Middleton and Betty Jo Easterling Middleton.
Mike served as a sergeant in the Army during Vietnam in Germany. He worked for Chattanooga Glass for 20 years and Ennis Extruded Products for 20 years. He enjoyed watching sports on TV and loved the Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys. He loved to work outside, travel and taking his dog, Ruby riding around town looking for squirrels.
He was preceded in death by his wife Jeanne Middleton; mother, Betty Jo Middleton; father, Max Middleton; sisters, Rosemary Schafer and Rhonda Staab and twin brothers.
He is survived by his fiancé, Debbie Fuller; daughter and son-in-law, Natalie and Brandon Tackett; son and son-in-law, Michael and Cory Middleton; son and daughter-in-law, Billy Walpole and Neddra; brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Angie Walpole; grandchildren, Josh and Barbie Middleton, Cody and Ashton Tackett, Joe Carrizales and Corey and Mattie Tackett; great grandchildren, Hannah, Elijah, Michael and Riley and his beloved dog Ruby. He is also survived by his extended family, Chris and Shira Fuller, Kevin and Melissa Fuller and Sean Fuller and Emma Fuller along with many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home with Corey Tackett officiating.
Burial will follow at Eureka Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Robbie Jock, Paul Jock, Joey Jock, Kyle Middleton, Will Kirk and Sammy Kirk.
An online guest book is available at
Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home
Published on September 13, 2019


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5 posts

Ronnie Lawrence
Sep 15, 2019
So sorry for your loss..Mike was a very special person...knew Mike since Chattanooga glass..had crew softball teams, Mike was the most talented, could throw a baseball harder than anyone I ever saw..
DANNY SHARON HALL May god rest is soul no pain now only happens
Sep 15, 2019
Sheila & Gary Poe
Sep 13, 2019
Debbie and family,
Sorry to hear about Robert. We are praying for you and your family.
Judy Sanches Hamby
Sep 13, 2019
My prayers are with you all. May God give you peace and comfort. Mike was such a great man and I know he will be missed.
Sep 13, 2019
Heartwarming Thoughts Boston Fern was purchased for the family of Robert Middleton.  Send flowers