LOUISBURG - Robert Henry "Bob" Strother, Sr., 71, of Louisburg, passed away Sunday afternoon at his home.
Robert Henry was a son of the late Harvey and Minnie Conyers Strother. He was also preceded in death by his son, Bobby Strother; first wife, Sandy D. McKinney; sisters, Betty Fuller and Joyce Peoples; brother, Harvey Strother, Jr..
Robert Henry was a faithful and active member of Louisburg United Methodist Church. He served in the Army reserves and retired from I.B.M. He was a founding member of the Franklin County Wild Turkey Federation. He loved and enjoyed his family, friends and life and helping do all he could for others.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Louisburg United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. A private burial will be held at Oakwood Cemetery.
Robert Henry is survived by his wife, Joyce B. Strother of Palm Coast, FL; daughter and son-in-law, Brady S. and Pace Smith of Zebulon; stepson, Ronnie Boykin of Palm Coast, FL; grandchildren, Robert Strother, Sandy Smith and Savannah Smith, Chris Boykin, Daniel Boykin and Anna Boykin; great-grandson, Bobby Strother; sister-in-law, Ava Strother of Knightdale; brother-in-law, Kenneth Fuller of Louisburg; many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Liver Foundation Southeast Division, 9100 South Dadeland Blvd., Suite 1517, Miami, FL 33156.
Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.stricklandfuneralhome.net.