03/17/13 — ROBERT E. FOSS JR.

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Jan. 30, 1944-March 14, 2013

LAGRANGE -- Robert Earl "Bobby" Foss, 69, LaGrange, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013.

Bobby was born Jan. 30, 1944, in Lenoir County to the late Emmitt W. Foss and Geneva Smith Foss Wood.

Bobby worked 23 years with Caswell Center.

A lover of the outdoors, Bobby enjoyed trapping, hunting, fishing and the company of good friends. He was a member of the North Carolina Trappers Association and the National Trappers Association.

A service of remembrance will be held Sunday, March 17, 2013, at 3 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Randy Herring and the Rev. Bob Smith officiating. A committal service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Pinelawn Memorial Park.

Bobby is survived by his wife, Debbie Hughes Foss; two sons, Robert "Bob" Foss Jr. and wife, Karen, of Kinston and Joseph "Joey" Foss and wife, Tabitha, of Kinston; two grandchildren, Robert Foss and Rachel Barteaux; three great-grandchildren, Robert "R.J." Foss, Savanah Howard and Brynleigh Rose Barrow; four brothers, Emmitt W. Foss Jr. of New Bern, John Foss and wife, Phyllis, of LaGrange, Terry Foss and wife, Kathy, of LaGrange and Simon Wood of Goldsboro; along with a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Sunday following the service of remembrance.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com.

Arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange.


Published in Obituaries on March 17, 2013 11:56 AM