- 77 years old
- Date of birth: Jun 13, 1935
- Date of passing: Sep 26, 2012
|Let the memory of Bobby be with us forever|
Bobby Lawrence Newton, 77, a longtime resident of Creedmoor, N.C. passed away Wednesday, September 26th 2012.
A native of Granville County, the son of the late Macy and Siddie Lawrence Newton. He was a member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church , served on the staff of the army JAG Corps and a retired attorney at Spry Hamrick and Doughton Law Firm in Winston Salem. Bobby was a past chairman of the Richard H. Thornton Library, President of the Granville Historical Society, member of the Kiwanis Club, served as president and docent for the North Carolina Museum of History, and was dedicated to his work at Prestwould Plantation in Clarksville, Virginia.
A celebration of Bobby’s life will be held at 3:00 PM, Sunday, September 30, 2012 at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Oxford, NC by The Rev. James L. Pahl, Jr. Rector. Interment will be at Creedmoor Cemetery in Creedmoor, North Carolina.
Surviving, his dear friend, Deedee Fenwick of Winston Salem and many close cousins and friends.
Visitation 2:00-3:00 PM Sunday, September 30th 2012 prior to the memorial service at the Parrish Hall at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Oxford, NC.
Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor is assisting the Newton family.
"The docents and volunteers of The North Carolina Museum of History have lost a great friend who served admirably during his association with us. Our deepest sympathies to his family."
"I remember Bobby so fondly from his volunteer work at the NC Museum of History. He was always positive, smiling and laughing, and lending a hand with quiet competence. I am so sorry to learn of his passing and send my sympathy to those who will miss his cheerful presence so acutely."
"The NC Museum of History has lost a dear friend. The museum volunteers are saddened at this loss, but so grateful for the time Bobby spent with us. He was always laughing and cheerful with a real joy for life and friendships. I will personally miss our chats in my office and on the phone. My deepest sympathy goes out to the family at this sad time."
"Charlie joins me in sending our love & deepest sympathy during this difficult time. We have fond memories of times spent with Bobby - although we had not seen him in several years. A wonderful conversationalist . May he rest in peace."
"My deepest sympathy to the family and to my dear friend, Elizabeth Fenwick."
"Bobby will be missed in Creedmoor. A life long friend with a smile. May his friend & family find peace in knowing he is with our Savior."
"May Bobby rest in peace. May God Bless each one of his family members. He will be missed around Creedmoor.
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