Robert “Bob” Spivey: Tabor City

1937 – 2017

     Robert “Bob” Spivey of Tabor City died Sunday, Sept. 10 in Regency Hospital, Florence. He was 80.

     Born in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Lawrence Spivey and Bessie Sarvis Spivey.

     He is survived by his daughter, Deborah Valentine of Whiteville; one brother, Lawrence L. Spivey of Fayetteville; four half-sisters, Ann Boyd of Houston, Texas, Carol Duncan, Diane Harrelson, and Carol Stevens all of Tabor City; one half-brother, Jerry Benton of Tabor City; one grandson, Jody Wright and two great grandchildren, Bryson and Olivia Wright.

     He was preceded in death by his wife, Lizzie Mae McLamb Spivey; one son, Edward Spivey; and one sister, Hayes Prince.

     Visitation was planned from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13 in Inman Ward Funeral Home, Tabor City.

     Graveside services were planned for 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 in the Forest Lawn Cemetery, Tabor City.

     A guest register is available here.