The Obit For Robert Gauldin

Robert C. Gauldin, 97
November 10, 2012

Robert Clarence Gauldin, 97, of Buies Creek died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at E. Carlton Powell Hospice Center, Lillington. He was born Sept. 10, 1915, in Rockingham County to the late James Oliver and Kate Gauldin. He had retired from the N.C. Department of Transportation.

Mr. Gauldin was a member of Liberty Primitive Baptist Church. In his early years, he played professional baseball in the Tobacco State League.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at Rose & Graham Funeral Home, Coats, by Elder Harold Pittman, Elder Ralph Gaines, Elder Garland Vick and Keith Parrish. Burial followed at Lakeside Memorial Gardens, Angier.

Survivors include his wife of 78 years, Lula Neal Gauldin; children, Paul Gauldin of Buies Creek, Ruth Fleming of LaGrange, Larry Gauldin and wife Janet of Coats, Vicky Lasater and husband Mike of Buies Creek, Patsy Parrish and husband Keith of Coats; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to E. Carlton Powell Hospice House, 185 Pine St., Lillington, NC 27546.