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Obituary for Robert (Bobby) Holmes Wray
Robert H. "Bobby" Wray, 84, went to Heaven to be with the Lord on June 21, 2015. He was pre-deceased by his wife, Edla Mae Hobbs Wray and his parents, Milton James Wray and Viola Saunders Wray. He leaves to cherish his memory his son, Roger Holmes Wray and wife, Cathy; daughter, Teresa Wray-Welsh; grandson, Robert H. "Robbie" Wray; granddaughters, Amy Hobbs and fiance John Mise; April Clarke and husband Chris, and Wendy Gordon; great grandchildren, Kelly Finn, Nick Hobbs, Jonathan Mise, Karly Clarke, and Morgan Clarke; and special friends Frances Taylor, Tally Pernell, and Treva Pernell. Bobby always put his family first. He loved everything about the outdoors, especially hunting. He was a member and Past President of Widow’s Son Lodge #150 as well as a dedicated member of Calvary Baptist Church. He will be laid to rest on June 24 at a graveside service at 11 a.m. at the Emporia Cemetery on Brunswick Avenue. The family will receive visitors at Echols Funeral Home Chapel on June 23 from 6-8 p.m. Pallbearers will be Tally Pernell, John Mise, Chris Clarke, Robbie Wray, Nick Hobbs, and Carlton Rae. Honorary pallbearers will be Ernest Bailey, Kiser Robinson, Alfred Hobbs Jr., and Bruce Greene. Treva Pernell will sing. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Greensville County Volunteer Rescue Squad or Calvary Baptist Church. Condolences may be sent to www.Echolsfuneralhome.com
Visitation- Tuesday, June 23, 6-8pm in Echols Funeral Home Chapel Graveside Service- Wednesday, June 24, 11:00am at Emporia Cemetery