Bobby Joe Laster, 56, of Terrell, passed away Monday afternoon, December 14, 2009 in a Mesquite hospital. Bobby was born on September 29, 1953 in Bourne, Mass., the son of Bobby Gene and Mary Jo (Caldwell) Laster. He married Rhonda Faye Jenkins on September 19, 1975 in Mesquite. Bobby had worked many years for Texas Instruments and he was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Elmo. Family members who are cherishing the memories of Bobbys life are his wife, Rhonda Laster of Terrell; his two sons, Brian Laster and his wife, Kimberley of Terrell and Brandon Laster of Terrell; his two sisters, Terrie Bakker and her husband, Dennis of Emory and Mary Ann Mackoy of Mesquite; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Bobby is preceded in his death by his parents. His funeral service, under the direction of Goggans Funeral Home, www.goggansfh.com, will be Thursday, December 17, at 2:00 pm at Oak Grove Church with Brother Bill Coffey officiating. His burial will follow the service in Ables Springs Cemetery in Terrell. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday night from 6:00 to 8:00 at the funeral home.