Mr. Bobby E. McLemore, age 79, of Rome, passed away at his residence, Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Mr. McLemore was born in Rome, GA on July 13, 1934, son of the late Paul H. McLemore and the late Ovell Adams McLemore Bishop. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Swindle and Glenda Tanner, and by a brother, Ray McLemore. Mr. McLemore was a member of East Rome Baptist Church where he served in several ministries, including teaching Sunday School, and leading the choir. He enjoyed working in his yard, but he loved being with his grandchildren. Mr. McLemore had retired from Carolina Freight as a driver after 30 years of dedicated service.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanette Tanner McLemore, Rome; a son, David E. McLemore, and his wife, Doris, Calhoun; a daughter, Pam Durham, and her husband, Don, Summerville; two brothers, Paul McLemore, and his wife, Regina, and Mike McLemore, and his wife, Robin, all of Conyers; one sister, Faye Shepard, and her husband, Rev. Billy Shepard, Conyers; four grandchildren, T. J. Evans, Todd Evans, Ashley Evans and Lacey McLemore; great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and close friends also survive.
Graveside services will be held on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 11am in East View Cemetery with Dr. Larry Davis and the Rev. Steven Swift officiating.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel on Thursday evening from 6 until 8pm. At other hours, they may be contacted at the residence.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.