YOUNGSVILLE - Robert Earl Timberlake Jr., 70, died Saturday morning, Jan. 27, 2007 at Franklin Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, Jan. 29, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home, Wake Forest, with the Rev. Robert Faile officiating. Burial followed in the Harris Chapel Baptist Church cemetery.

He was born in Franklin County, son of the late Hallie Mae Johnson Timberlake and Robert E. Timberlake Sr. He was retired as a lab technician with Wake Finishing.

Surviving: his wife, Gladys Wall Timberlake; sister, Jean Brown of Marathon, Fla.; stepmother, Mildred Timberlake of Youngsville; a special friend, Irene Timberlake of Youngsville; and one nephew.