Bobby Joe Carico, 77, of Fries, died on Oct. 13, 2012, at the Twin County Regional Hospital in Galax.
He was born Aug. 25, 1935, at Fries, to the late Roy Carico and Gaynell Vaughan Carico.
Survivors include a sister, Mary Tomlinson and husband, Herb of Fries; brother, Jerry Carico of Fries; brother-in-law, Olen Rutherford of Fries; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial service was held on Tuesday at the Atkins Memorial United Methodist Church, Fries, with the Rev. Bill Shupe and the Rev. Lee Houston officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to Atkins Memorial Cemetery, c/o Debra Noblett, Treasurer, 590 Bainbridge Road, Fries, Va. 24330
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Independence, was in charge of arrangements.