Robert "Bob" Roy Whitaker, 46, of Fries, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in the Twin County Regional Hospital.
He was born on Aug. 14, 1967, in Sparta, N.C., to Robert Lee and Kathy Bobbitt Whitaker.
Survivors include his wife, Margie Whitaker; son, Robert Matthew Whitaker of Galax; father, Donald Combs of Galax; sisters and brother-in-law, Sandra Michelle Bowers of Fries and Denise and Jamie Boyles of Galax; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral was held March 2, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the Grace Baptist Church with the Rev. Ben Haga and the Rev. Bob Adams officiating. Burial followed in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family for funeral expense.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Published in Galax Gazette from Mar. 5 to Mar. 6, 2014