Robert Fleming Wenck, Jr, 101, of Southern Pines, died Wednesday May 27, 2015 at his home. Born in Williamsport, PA, he was the son of the late Robert F. Wenck and Ida T. Pidcoe.
He was a kind and gentle man with a phenomenal sense of humor and a love of life.
Robert was a lifelong employee of Burlington Industries and enjoyed a distinguished career which included international consulting.
Robert was preceded in death by both his first and second wives Anne Martha Hill of 64 years and Doris Virginia Messersmith of 3 years. He was also predeceased by his brother Walter Edmund Wenck and a stepson David Messersmith.
He is survived by his sister Betty Jane Hamrick, three stepsons Ronald Messersmith (Winkie), John Messersmith (Marion), and Alan Messersmith (Miriam), three nieces, Joan W. Bell, Wendy E. Wenck (Charles Morton), and Rita Brubaker, two nephews Glenn Hamrick, Jr and Gary Hamrick and many other family members and loved ones.
?The family will receive friends at their residence on Saturday May 30, 2015 from 3 to 5 PM. Interment will follow in the fall at Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery, Westchester, PA.??The family suggests in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made in Robert’s name to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to one’s favorite charity.
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Boles Funeral Home and Crematory of Southern Pines is serving the family.