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George C. Bobb

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George C. Bobb, 83, of Carlisle, passed away on Friday, March 11, 2016, at his son’s home.  He was born on May 18, 1932 in Mt. Holly Springs, a son of the late Charles Bobb and Flora (Emig) Bobb Weidow.  George was married to the late Alverta J. (Copenhaver) Bobb, who died March 8, 2014.

George was a US Army veteran of the Korean War.  He worked for the former Rufe Chevrolet car dealership in Carlisle from 1953 – 1981, where he was the Service Manager, and then retired from North Middleton Twp., where he was the Roadmaster.  George was a member of Carlisle First Church of the Brethren, Carlisle Special Fire Police Assoc., Cumberland Star Masonic Lodge 197 and the American Legion.

He is survived by one son, George C. (Melissa) Bobb, Jr. of Carlisle, two daughters; Susan H. (Randy) Bobb - Kincade of Carlisle and Kathy M. (Donald) Ryan of Boiling Springs, one sister, Doris Hockley of Carlisle, six grandchildren; George Bobb, III, Laci Wimer, Anthony, Elizabeth and Victoria Gehman and Jessica Ryan, three great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and his special friend, Janet Barrick.  George was predeceased by three brothers; Glenn, Harry and J. Raymond Bobb and two sisters; Marie Smith and Louise Harpootlian.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carlisle First Church of The Brethren, 1340 Forge Rd., Carlisle, with Pastors Jim and Marla Abe officiating.  Burial with military honors by Cumberland County Honor Guard will be in Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery.  Viewings will be held at the church on Tuesday evening from 6 – 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.  Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of arrangements.  Memorial contributions may be made to his church or to Carlisle Special Fire Police Association, P.O. Box 103, Carlisle, PA 17013.

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Deepest condolence on the recent passing of Mr Bobb. I remember him helping with Boy Scouts at the 104th Armory location on Cavalry Road.

Randolph Hays family
To the entire Bob family

I am honored to have know him and privileged to have worked with him.

Take solice in knowing that he is no longer suffering, he is at peace.

He is gone but he will never be forgotten by his fire police family. Always in our hearts and mind. Rest in peace!

Eric and Brandi Earley
It is with deep sadness that I send my sympathies to the family of George C. Bobb. I worked with George and knew him personally over my lifetime. He had such a good sense of humor and a positive attitude. A good friend. God Bless.

Jeff Rudolph
My thoughts and prayers are with you.Know he is at peace and with the love of his life.Love to all.God Bless.

Flora Sowell
George, sorry I couldn't be there today to give you a hug of support & extend my deepest sympathy to you & your family. Almost 2 years to the day of your Mom (& my sister) passing. I understand your Dad was suffering quite a bit so just know he isn't suffering anymore. Just know you're in my thoughts & prayers.

Sue Mentzer

Dear George and Mellisa-my sympathy to u at the loss of your beloved father-I truly enjoyed taking care of him at the wound center. Take comfort in knowing u were there for him when he needed u most. Remember happier times and fond memories to keep him close to your hearts.

Pat Bear RN

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Since 1853
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