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Carothers Funeral Home

212 West Trade Street, Dallas, NC

OBITUARY

Robert "Bob" Gregg Surratt

August 21, 1935April 26, 2020

“A proud 20 year United States Navy veteran who loved God, his country, and his family.”

Robert “Bob” Gregg Surratt passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 26, 2020. Bob was born August 21st 1935 to the late Margret Mosely and Gregg Robert Evans Sr. Proceeded in death are sisters, Loretta Naile, Jo Ann Safley, Helen Mae Mares, Julia Ellen Barrett, as well as his brother, Avery Grimes.

Left to cherish his memory is his beloved wife of 65 years, Betty (Pickler) Surratt, his daughters, Roberta (Surratt) Leake, Mary (Surratt) Hornsby and her husband Gary, Angela (Surratt) Owens and her husband Ed, Jayda Nicole Owens as well as his sons, Nathaniel Gregg Surratt and Dalton James Owens. Grieving the loss of their brother are sisters Judy Ernhardt, Mary Delores Waggoner, Daryce Rimmer as well as his brothers, Gregg Robert Surratt Jr., Adolph Evans, Dennis Evans, and Harvey Evans. Also grieving are 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren along with many more family and friends. Many will truly miss Bob. Bob spent 20 years of his life serving his country in the United States Navy. During his military career, he briefed Admiral McCain on the Prisoners of War, served three years at the Pentagon, and was once honored to place a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. After his military career, he was still concerned about the safety of his community so he spent 20 years at Timkin Security. He also cherished spending time with his friends and loved to fish, hunt, and play golf. He loved his wife so much that he would happily go square dancing with her all the time. Despite having numerous accomplishments, he was still a kind-hearted family man who loved the Lord.

Mr. Surratt will be lying in state from 10:00pm to 2:00pm Thursday April 30, 2020 at the Dallas Carothers Funeral Home, 212 W Trade St, Dallas, North Carolina 28034. Afterwards, there will be a graveside service for the immediate family at St. Paul’s Lutheran Churchyard. Due to the county regulations, extended family and friends are welcome to remain in their vehicles in the churchyard to see the service.

Due to the current corona virus pandemic, the family will hold a service open to the public at a later date.

The Dallas Carothers Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Surratt Family.

Services

  • In State Visitation

    Thursday, April 30, 2020

  • Graveside Service and Committal

    Thursday, April 30, 2020

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