Bobby Gene Floars

Bobby Gene Floars

January 27, 2021, 84, Goldsboro –

Bobby Gene Floars, 84, reached beyond this life to take the nail-scarred hand of his Savior on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Bobby was born in Goldsboro to the late George Isaac and Alva Aycock Floars on January 15, 1937.

With a servant’s heart, Bobby lived a life of dedication to his family, friends, and his community. In 1971, he opened a Toyota Dealership in Goldsboro and operated Bobby Floars Toyota until 1985. Bobby was also involved in many real estate and investment opportunities in Goldsboro.

Faith in Jesus Christ was integral for Bobby. He accepted the Lord on Thanksgiving Day in 1961 while attending a revival at Faith Church under the ministry of Jack Paramore. As a member of Faith Free Will Baptist Church, he actively worshiped and served with his church family sharing the love of God with all he met.

A service to celebrate Bobby’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 29, 2021 in the sanctuary of Faith Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Christian Powell, Rev. Dann Patrick, Rev. Jack Paramore, and his grandson, Rev. Austin Pendergraft, officiating. Interment will be in Wayne Memorial Park.

Bobby is survived by his wife of almost 64 years, Norma Goodson Floars; daughter, Tammy Floars Cannon and husband Terry; son, Bobby Darryl Floars and wife Tammy; six grandchildren, Aaron Pendergraft and wife Jessica, Austin Pendergraft and wife Sarelle, Bobby Floars and wife Casey, Blaire DeCarlo and husband Scott, Bradley Floars and wife Megan, and Blake Floars; and fourteen great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters, Cecile Hooks and Betsy Honeycutt.

In addition to his parents, Bobby was preceded in death by his great-grandson, Winston DeCarlo; brothers, Alstyne Floars, Jimmy Floars, George Floars and Jackie Floars; and sister, Sylva Rhea Brown.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in his memory to Faith Free Will Baptist Church, 1200 W. Grantham Street, Goldsboro, NC 27530.

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