Robert G. Friar

August 1, 1928October 30, 2017

Robert “Bob” Graham Friar, 89, died on October 30, 2017. The family will receive visitors from 4-6PM on Friday, November 10, 2017 at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 200 Southeast Maynard Rd, Cary, NC 27511. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Transitions LifeCare.

Born in Montmorenci, SC, he was the son of the late Nita and Jesse Friar. He was a graduate of Aiken High School and Clemson College. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as an officer in the US Army. He served with distinction for 28 years, retiring in 1978 as a Lieutenant Colonel.

He is survived by his wife, Penny, children, Robert Jr., William, Allison Friar (Anderson), Vann, Michael, David and Robin Bowen (Taylor) along with their spouses, significant others and 11 beloved grandchildren as well as his brother Jack, four nieces and their spouses.


  • Reception Friday, November 10, 2017


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Beth Bowen

January 4, 2018

So sad to hear "Bobpa" has left this earth - he was a very special man and grandfather to Taylor and Carson. Much love and comfort to the entire family.

Jim, Nancy & Sarah Schiener

November 27, 2017

Bob was a great neighbor - we will truly miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Penny.

Karla Friar

November 10, 2017

Thinking of you today and always. Much love, Karla

Sue McGee Wind

November 5, 2017

I am deeply sorry, Penny. May our Lord carry you through the coming days. You are precious in His sight and mine.

November 5, 2017

Penny, I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for you and your family.

Lee and Cindy Cain

Gail Niles

November 4, 2017

Penny, may God watch over you and your family and give you His strength during this time of loss. I pray that you all feel His Presence and His love in a mighty, mighty way.

Jean Tursam

November 3, 2017

So sorry for your loss, Penny. Praying for strength and peace for you and your family.

November 3, 2017

May God comfort you and your family through the loss of Bob. He will sustain you and uphold you with His right hand. You are in my prayers.
Linda Pope (Apex, NC)

Pat Waggoner

November 3, 2017

Penny and family....May God give you strength and comfort and lots of love during this time. With prayers, Pat Waggoner

Nina & Herb Lacey

November 2, 2017

Our sympathies to you, Penny. Be sure that we will be holding you up in prayer.
Nina & Herb Lacey