Bobby Lomax, 73, of Hartford, Connecticut, departed this life on Friday, February 3, 2023, at Hartford Hospital after extended health issues. He was born on June 22, 1949, to the late Alex Lomax and Mildred Irene (Sullivan) Smith in Greenville, South Carolina.
His early years were spent in Greenville attending Sterling High School then relocated to Connecticut with family graduating from Hartford Public High School in 1967.
Bobby served in United States Air Force during the Vietnam Era from 1969-1973 then enlisted in The Air National Guard. As a proud veteran joined The American Legion Post 142, Hartford.
He was employed by Connecticut Transit for many years as a Bus Driver where he met his wife, Cassandra Elaine Lomax. Bobby attended New England Tractor Trailer Training School where he received his CDL certification. He worked for several companies throughout New England until his dream became a reality he then started “Lomax Trucking Company” as Owner-Operator.
Bobby was a member of The First Cathedral, Bloomfield. He loved working with Billy on classic car restorations, drag racing, motorcycles, and was an avid NASCAR fan. Bobby enjoyed all that life had to offer whether it was lighting up a good cigar or taking a chance with lady luck at the casino and he did it his way while talking junk. Bobby was a very serious man but was a big teddy bear and his grandchildren held the biggest part of his heart.
He was predeceased by his wife, Cassandra Elaine (Jackson) Lomax, two brothers Alex Lomax Murphy, and Anthony Smith.
Bobby leaves to cherish his memory daughters, Adrian Danielle Lomax-Walker, Hartford, CT, and Andrea Nicole Lomax, Jacksonville, FL, bonus daughter Felicia Michelle Williams, Hartford, CT, twin brother Billy L. (Gloria) Smith, Hartford, CT, and sister Mildred Vaildes (Ira) Williams, Manchester, CT, grandchildren Tamara Alexus Lomax, Duenel Robert Alexandre, Cordell Austin Alexandre, Deajah Love Cunningham, great-grandchildren Duenel Robert Alexandre, Jr., Kyrielle Sky Alexandre, Nasir Kiyan Allen and a host of other relatives and friends.
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