Robert J. Dinwiddie Sr.

Robert James "Old Dude" Dinwiddie, Sr., 81 of Bedford, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013 at his residence. He was born on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1931 in Bedford County, a son of the late Thomas Dinwiddie and Evelyn Roberts Dinwiddie. He was a retired employee of Rubatex, a member of Bedford Christian Church, the VFW, Bedford Moose Lodge # 1897 and the American Legion. He was also a veteran of the U. S. Navy having served during the Korean Conflict. Surviving is his daughter, Robin of CA; two sons, Robert James Dinwiddie, Jr. and wife, Julie, Benjamin Dinwiddie all of Bedford; a brother, Davis Dinwiddie; a sister, Betty Blankenship, grandchildren, Carrie Dinwiddie, Derrick Dinwiddie, Benjamin David Dinwiddie, Jr., Brooke Nicole Dinwiddie and great-grandchildren, Thomas Dinwiddie, Benjamin Robert Dinwiddie III. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5 until 7 pm with military honors to follow at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.

Funeral Home

Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service
1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike Bedford, VA 24523-1803
(540) 586-3304
Published in Bedford Bulletin from May 8 to May 9, 2013