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Mr. Robert Lane “Bobby” Norwood, age 72, of 101 Harlen Lane, Banner Elk, died Saturday morning, December 25, 2004, at Watauga Medical Center.
He was born June 8, 1937, in Banner Elk, Avery County, to Alma Shook Norwood and the late Harlen Tate Norwood.
Mr. Norwood was a retired self-employed rock mason. He attended Banner Elk Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Presnell Norwood, of the home; one son, Rick Norwood and wife, Bonnie and his mother, Mrs. Alma Shook Norwood, all of Banner Elk; one sister, Carolyn Porch and husband, Cecil, of Boone, and two brothers, Willie Norwood and wife, Rachel and Harlen Tate Norwood, Jr. and wife Sue, all of Banner Elk. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harlen Tate Norwood, Sr.
Funeral Services will be conducted Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at Banner Elk Seventh Day Adventist Church, with Pastor Tony Cirigliano and Rev. Carl Osborne officiating. Burial will follow in the White Rock Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends this evening (Monday) from 6 until 8 p.m. at Hampton Funeral Service. At other times, friends may call at the home of Rick and Bonnie Norwood, Sugar Maintenance Road in Banner Elk.
Hampton Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.