Robert Norman “Bobby” Wofford, age 73, of Sanford, NC, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2020 at his home.
He was born in Lee County on June 10, 1947 to the late James Franklin Wofford and Louise McCain Wofford. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Ella Jean Holder Wofford and two sisters, Patsy W. Rogers and Rebecca Heston. Bobby proudly served his country for ten years in the United States Navy which included two tours of duty in Vietnam. He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Plant where he worked as an electrician.
Bobby is survived by son, Jim Wofford and wife, Tammie of Mt. Holly; daughter, Anita W. Lambert and husband, Matthew of Apex; grandsons, Drew Wofford, Ryan Wofford and Nathan Lambert and sister, Rachel McKinnley of Ashville.
A public viewing will be held at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM (the family will not be present). A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 9:30 AM at Lemon Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. George Walton officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 and/or ALS/Catfish Hunter Chapter, 4 N. Blount St., Suite 200, Raleigh, NC, 27601 and/or MS Foundation, 3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 210, Raleigh, NC 27609 and/or CARA of Lee County, 42 Deep River Road, Sanford, NC 27330.
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