Robert Pollard Bazemore

Published 7:37 am Thursday, October 18, 2012

COFIELD – Robert Pollard Bazemore, age 79, passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital.

Bobby was born in Hertford County on September 15, 1933, a son of the late James Elbert Bazemore and Ruby Daughtry Bazemore.  He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Wiccacon Masonic Lodge #241 and the Harrellsville & Ahoskie Chapters of the Order of the Eastern Star.  He was a veteran and MP of the Army and National Guard.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Nancy Rountree Bazemore; his son, Robbie Bazemore and wife, Jody, of Ahoskie; sisters, Helen Bazemore of Cofield, and Rudy B. Carter of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Grant and Lily Bazemore; and several nieces and nephews.

Bobby was predeceased by brothers, James E. Bazemore, Jr., Thomas Lee Bazemore; and sisters, Mary Jones Rountree, Peggy Bazemore, Jean Barden and Patricia Ann Bazemore.

A celebration of life service will be conducted on Friday, October 19 at 11:00 a.m. at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service in Ahoskie.  The family will receive friends at the home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church, C/O Helen Bazemore, 234 Bazemore Road, Cofield, NC, 27922.

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