Robert Loyd Fleming, Jr.

Robert Loyd Fleming, Jr.

October 23, 2021, 88, Goldsboro –

Robert Loyd Fleming, Jr., 88, passed away on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Bobby was born in Wayne County on January 23, 1933, the youngest son of the late Robert Loyd Fleming, Sr. and Clara Morris Fleming. He was married to the late Gail Lancaster Fleming who preceded him in death on December 15, 2010.

Bobby served his country in the United States Coast Guard where he developed a great interest in aviation. A love of farming ran deep in Bobby’s spirit. Growing up on the family farm, he spent many years tending to his crops and taking care of his family.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at Willow Dale Cemetery with Rev. Bobby Jackson officiating. The family will greet friends immediately following the service at the cemetery.

Bobby is survived by his two sons, Robert Loyd Fleming, III and wife, Kristin Sykes Fleming of Sanford and Richard Ashley Fleming and Duffy Smithwick Fleming of Goldsboro; and three grandchildren, Caroline Elizabeth Fleming, Andrew Paul Fleming and Sallie Brown Fleming.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Richard Ashley Fleming, Jr.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

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