Lewis Edward “Booty” Bobb, Sr., 93, of Newberry, widower of Mary Ruth Longshore Bobb, died Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at the Saluda Nursing Center.
Born on May 19, 1926 in Newberry County, he was the son of the late Aumerl S. and Sallie Mack Bobb. He was a graduate of Newberry High School and a World War II Army veteran. He retired from the City of Newberry and was a member of West End Baptist Church. He loved to coon hunt, work in his garden and harvest his pecan crop.
He is survived by sons, Eddie (Patty) Bobb of Camden and Parker (Tara) Bobb of Matthews, NC; a daughter, Sheree (Ralph) Riley of Saluda; a sister, Joan (Clarence) Shealy of Newberry; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a special niece, Sue Ellen Shealy.
A private family graveside service will be held at Newberry Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to West End Baptist Church, 620 Main Street, Newberry, SC 29108.
The family respects the severity of the coronavirus pandemic and regrets that a public service can not be held at this time. They do, however, appreciate your love and support and cherish all of the prayers that you may lift up for them at this time.