Bobby Hamby PDF Print E-mail

Bobby Ray Hamby, 82, of Newberry, died Saturday, September 10, 2016, at his residence.

Born on July 2, 1934, in Newberry, he was a son of the late Willie Austin and Mamie Alice Hill Hamby. He was an Army veteran and retired from the United States Department of Agriculture. He was a member of College Street Baptist Church.

Mr. Hamby is survived by his wife, Joy Reynolds Hamby; daughters, Terrie H. (Clark) Smallwood and Cynthia G. Hamby; step-son, Eric Bartlett; step-daughter, Deborah (Steve) Williams; a sister, Vernice H. Fuller; eight grandchildren, one step-grandchild, sixteen great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Millie Taylor Hamby, an infant daughter, Beverly Kay Hamby and siblings, Carl Hamby, Claude Hamby, Charles Hamby Roberta Hamby, Polly Mills, Willie Cooper and Eunice Long.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 – 2:30 pm Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 pm in McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Chad Ashby. A private family burial will follow at Rosemont Cemetery. Memorials may be made to College Street Baptist Church, PO Box 6026, Newberry, SC 29108 or to Palmetto Health Hospice, PO Box 352, Newberry, SC 29108.

Active pallbearers will be Wayne Cassady, Dale Eargle, Richie Warren, David Warren, Jason McKee, Eric Bartlett and Joey Bodie.

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#10 Mark & Wanda Livingston 2016-09-16 08:49
Cindy I am so sorry for your loss we are praying for you and the family. Mark & Wanda Livingston
#9 Melba Reynolds 2016-09-14 21:12
Joy I am so sorry about Bobby, I just found out. He was a good man and me and Eddie thought the world of him.
#8 Billy Norris 2016-09-13 17:43
Joy and Family,

So sorry to learn of your loss. It was always great visiting with the Hamby's helping out with their computer issues. Bobby will be greatly missed. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Billy and Shellie Norris
#7 Billy & Edith Morris 2016-09-13 13:30
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of Bobby. We enjoyed having him and Millie and the girls for neighbors. Joy I never got to know you before you & Bobby moved, but he was a fine person. May all of your sweet memories make the grief easier.
Billy & Edith Morris
#6 Jane Jinright 2016-09-13 12:32
Eric, so sorry to hear of this loss in your family. My thoughts are with you during this sad time.
#5 Linda Rivera 2016-09-13 11:16
Our prayers are with Joy and family in their time of sorrow....
#4 Angie Heffner 2016-09-13 11:02
The Hamby family, you have my deepest sympathy on the loss of Bobby. Our prayers will be with you on the difficult days and months to follow. Angie Heffner
#3 Kathy Staub 2016-09-12 15:06
I was so very sorry to hear that my Uncle Bobby had passed away. I have many fond memories that I will cherish forever. He was such a blessing to my mother and to us all. He will truly be missed but he will always remain in our hearts.
With love

#2 Martha C. Pugh 2016-09-12 14:44
Joy and family, we are so sorry to hear of the loss of your love one - Bobby -. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God bless all of you - love. Martha and Dale Pugh
#1 Henry Franklin 2016-09-11 15:32
Joy, Cindy, Terrie, and families,
I was saddened to hear of Mr. Bobby's passing. I know he will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you in the coming weeks and months. God bless,
Henry Franklin