Henry Stuart “Bro” Bobbitt, 76, passed away Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Rex Healthcare. He was born December 15, 1938 in Wake County to the late Wiley Wayne Bobbitt and Henrietta Pearce Bobbitt. He graduated from Wakelon High School in 1957 and went to work for a brief time with Westinghouse. He served his country in the US Navy and after his service went back to work with Westinghouse/ABB. Henry retired with 35 years of service and was a Production Coordinator over the Meter Division. He was a faithful member of Wakefield Central Baptist Church and a Mason with the Whitestone Masonic Lodge #155 in Zebulon. Everyone knew him and affectionately called him “Bro”. He will be missed by his family and numerous friends.
A service to celebrate his life will be held, 2:00 pm, Monday, February 23, 2015 at Wakefield Central Baptist Church, 308 Proctor St., Zebulon, 27597 with Rev. Keith Wagner and Rev. Jack Glasgow officiating. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens with Military Honors. The family will receive relatives and friends Sunday, February 22, 2015 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service, 944 Old Knight Rd., Knightdale, 27545 and other times at the home, 1908 Zebulon Rd., Zebulon.
Surviving: wife, Miriam Rose Starnes Bobbitt; sons: Daylon Talmadge Bobbitt (Lauren) of Raleigh, Timothy Dale Bobbitt (Lisa) of Wendell, Stuart Taylor Bobbitt of Knightdale; grandchildren: Christi B. Harrison (John), Rose, Anna, Teresa, Amanda, Brandon and Dylan Bobbitt; brother, Barry Bobbitt (JoAnn); sisters: Jeanne B. Harrell, Sandra B. Etheridge (Billy Stephen), Charlotte B. Neighbors (Larry) all of Garner; several nieces and nephews and special friends.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Wakefield Central Baptist Church Building Fund.
Condolences to the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.