Loie Edward Badgett

ANDREWS - Loie Edward Badgett, 77 of Andrews, died on Dec. 31, 2017, surrounded by his family in Midland. Funeral services were Jan. 4, 2018, Alamo Heights Baptist Church in Midland. He was born on Jan. 30, 1940, to Averill and Hester Badgett in Stanton. He was a good ‘ole country boy with a kind soul, who never met a stranger. He grew up in Martin County and was a true Stanton Buffalo. He played football and basketball and was a great athlete. He owned and operated his own business for the last 35+ years. Badgett Construction and Maintenance, where he took great pride in his work. His pride and joy was his tractors, and oh how he loved operating his tractors. He worked for Chevron Pipeline for 11 years and retired. Working to live was his choice of fulfillment. He has been a member at Alamo Heights Baptist Church for many years. He loved old western movies and watched them over and over again. He was a big John Wayne fan and had a Will Rogers Personality. He loved playing dominoes, fly fishing, and just spending time with family and friends. We always knew if he called us by our full name, we were in “BIG” trouble. He would bang on our doors and say, “are you up getting ready for church?” He was a wonderful Dad, Granddad, Husband, and Friend. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Nall Badgett of Andrews; daughters, Tami Yonts and Clint of Midland and Kelli Wink and Kevin of Pecos; son, Keith Badgett and Cindi of Andrews; eight grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; brothers, Billy Ray Badgett and Sammy Jo Badgett; brother-in-law, Royce Hamilton; sister-in-law, LaRue Yates; four stepsons, Carroll Nall, Jr. and Becky, James Nall and Sharilyn, Douglas Nall and Donna, and Ralph Nall and Marla. He is preceded in death by dad, Olen Hester Badgett, mom, Averill Lois Badgett, sister, Latricia Hamilton, and former wife, LouAnn Adkins Badgett. Pallbearers wwere Chris Yonts, Trevor Badgett, and Josh Hastings. Honorary pallbearers were Chris Hays, Andrew Peterson, Casen Yonts, Rowdy Hays, Maddux Hastings, Jaye Yonts, and Jeremiah Yonts. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be donated to Christmas in Action or a favorite charity. Arrangements were under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences can be made at www.npwelch.com

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