Robert Leslie "Bobby" Coley

02/18/1939 - 12/14/2022


Robert Leslie "Bobby" Coley passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 following a long struggle with Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia. Bobby, as he was familiarly known, was the son of Hezekiah Bernard (H.B.) and Flaudie Satterwhite Coley who predeceased him. There were no siblings. Bobby is survived by his wife of 57 years, Janie Tolley Coley, his son Chad Coley, daughter-in-law Jannon, and granddaughters Mackenzie and Macie. After graduating from Park View High School 1957/58, Bobby worked for Magnolia Mobile Homes. Later he worked for Monarch Range Company as a traveling salesman. Following his marriage to Janie in 1965, he went to work for Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative as a Linesman/ Serviceman, a position he held for 33 years until his retirement in 1998. He truly loved his job and the customers he served. Bobby was a consummate deer and duck hunter and an avid collector of antique duck decoys, duck callers and various hunting items. He lovingly shared his passions with his son, Chad, who continues his dad’s legacy. A visitation with the family will be held at Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory on Saturday, December 17, 2022 from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M.. A Celebration of Life service will be conducted Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 3:00 P.M. in Jerusalem United Methodist Church, Pachal, NC. The burial of his ashes will be private. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson Foundation, P. O. Box 4777, New York, New York 10163 or Lake County SPCA, 7577 Virginia Ave. Clarksville, VA 23927, the Palmer Springs Volunteer Fire Department, 1697 Palmer Springs Rd., Boydton, VA 23923917 or your favorite charity.
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  1. Bobby’s Journey Home

    I am so sorry to hear of you loss. I am praying fervently for comfort, peace and understanding of God’s miraculous work in Bobby’s journey home. Bobby is rejoicing in Heaven.

  2. Chad and family, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. What a treasure to have been taught and carry on a legacy and love of the outdoors by your dad. Please accept our sincere condolences and know you, your mom, and extended family are in our prayers.

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