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Robert "Bob" Wilmarth
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Obituary for Robert "Bob" Wilmarth

DURHAM – Robert “Bob” Wilmarth, 85, passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham. He was born in Danville, VA to the late A.J. Wilmarth and Emma Terrell Wilmarth.

In addition to his parents, he is also predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Joyce; 4 brothers; and 4 sisters.

Bob served with the Virginia National Guard, and with the U.S. Army Reserves in Japan as a cryptographer. He graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1959 with a B.S. in Accounting. His job with Burlington Industries brought he and Joyce to Durham. Bob was a retired accountant of more than 40 years with CPA firm Hutchings & Hutchings in Durham. He was a member of Yates Baptist Church where he served as Treasurer for over 30 years.

Bob is survived by his daughter, Beth Hensley (Robert); son, Paul (Lisa); grandchildren, Sydney Hensley, William Clay and Paige Wilmarth; great-granddaughter, Claire Wilmarth; sister, Margaret Gourley; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 3pm on Sunday, May 20th at Yates Baptist Church, followed by refreshments in the Fellowship Hall. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2 to 3pm at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Yates Baptist Church. Please write “Growing God’s House” in the memo line. Mailing Address: 2819 Chapel Hill Rd., Durham, NC 27707

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to www.clementsfuneralservice.com.


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Visitation Prior to the Service

Sunday

20

May

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Yates Baptist Church

2819 Chapel Hill Rd
Durham, NC 27707

Memorial Service

Sunday

20

May

3:00 PM
Yates Baptist Church

2819 Chapel Hill Rd
Durham, NC 27707

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