Robert Isaac Barts Jr.

January 21, 1946July 20, 2014

Mr. Robert “Bob” Isaac Barts, Jr., 68, a resident of Jamestown died suddenly Sunday evening, July 20, 2014. Bob was born January 21, 1946 in Morehead City, the son of Robert Isaac Barts, Sr. and Josephine Motes Barts. He was a graduate of Morehead City High School and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving in Germany. After college Bob worked with Burlington Industries for eight years. He then worked with various car dealerships in the area and worked in the home construction industry. At the time of his death, Bob was working with 1-800 Radiator (Good Ole Boys) and also was the owner of Bob Barts Knives; decoy carving knives. He was an active member of Jamestown Presbyterian Church, serving as a church Elder and a former Sunday School teacher. He is survived by his wife, Anne Leary Barts of the home; one daughter, Sara Barts Robinson and husband Les of Burlington; three sisters, Susan B. Gray and husband Ray, Karen B. Bell and husband Paul, Jody Garner all of Morehead City; one brother, Tim Barts and wife Linda of Dunn and several nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life Service for Bob will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday at the Jamestown Presbyterian Church conducted by the Reverend Dr. Jay D. Smith and the Reverend D. Newton F. Cowan. There will be a receiving of friends and reception following the service in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Bob’s memory to the Lane Pleasants Memorial Scholarship, c/o Jamestown Presbyterian Church, 1804 Guilford College Rd., Jamestown, NC 27282 or to Youth for Christ, P.O. Box 516 Greensboro, NC 27402.



  • Celebration of Life Service Thursday, July 24, 2014


  • Visitation and Reception following the service

Robert Isaac Barts Jr.

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albert serafini

September 23, 2014

I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. I was with Bob in Germany years ago and hadn't spoken to him in years but I always remembered him and considered him a good friend. I was saddened to hear of his passing. serafini

September 23, 2014

So sorry for your loss Barts family name is Bruce Ladd and I was stationed with Bob in Germany !i have fond memories of going to many races with Bob and will always remember our times spend together!

Bobbi Roberts

September 4, 2014

I was talking with my brother in Morehead City yesterday afternoon and learned of Bobby's passing. I would like to express my deepest sympathy to you in your loss.

July 29, 2014

Anne and Sara,
I was saddened to hear the passing of Bobby. My prayers and thoughts are with all of you in your time of sorrow. He was a friend to me when I was at the family gatherings so many years ago. He was a fun loving, wonderful brother to Susan, Karen, Jody and Tim.

Betty Jean

July 26, 2014

Anne. So sorry to hear about Bobby. He ways so much fun when he was around. You and Sara hang in there. With much love and prayers Charlie & Lexanne Meyer

Tony mullis

July 26, 2014

Anne So sorry to hear about Bob it was hard to believe. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time I will truly miss talking to Bob at all of the carving shows Tony and Kim Mullis Charlotte woodcarvers

July 25, 2014

Anne, I was so sorry to hear about Bob. I always had a lot of respect for Bob and enjoyed working with him in Stonewall. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers and I know the Lord will see you through this difficult time.

Jerry Davey

Trish Brglez

July 25, 2014

Anne, it was with sorrow and disbelief that I saw Bob's obituary in the News-Times. My condolences and prayers are with you at this time. Like Patsy, I remember all our good times at The Circle and on the beach. You and Bob had a wonderful life together and I know you will miss him dearly. Take solace in all the prayers being recited for you, your family, and Bob. Stay in touch. Love to you, Patricia Hutchins Raleigh NC

July 24, 2014

Anne and family. You are in our thoughts and prayers upon the passing of Bob. He was a very special man and a joy to know.

Lisa and Dick Yeomans ( Greensboro, NC)

July 24, 2014

My sincere condolences Anne, to you and your family. My heartfelt prayers are with all. Bob was a very special person and will be missed.
Judy Leftwich,Charlotte Woodcarvers