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Obituary for Bobby Gene Modlin
Bobby Gene Modlin, 83, of Plymouth died Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.
Born February 12, 1933 in Martin County he was the son of the late Haywood Modlin and Harriet Elizabeth Waters Modlin and was preceded in death by his sisters, Blanche Ricks, Livvie Shearin, Dorothy Baggett, Pearl Scott and Dolly Chesson; brothers, Mayo Modlin and James Modlin. Bobby was a retired maintenance supervisor with 43 years service with Weyerhaeuser Corporation and member of Gospel Light Church of Christ.
His family includes his wife, Rita Bateman Modlin of Plymouth, N.C.; daughters, Patty Modlin Sherrill and husband Richard of Plymouth, N.C. and Rita Modlin Powell and husband Joe of Lake Wales, Florida; sons, Bobby Gene Modlin, Jr. and wife Penny of Dunedin, Florida and James Christopher Modlin and wife Nicole of Bear Grass, N.C.; brothers, Bill Modlin and David Modlin of Plymouth, N.C. and Raymond Modlin of Robersonville, N.C.; ten grandchildren and many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held Friday, September 2, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Gospel Light Church of Christ, Dardens with Jim Cooper, Leonard Bowers and Bryant Hines officiating. Burial will follow in the Modlin Family Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Friday, September 2, 2016 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Gospel Light Church of Christ and other times at the residence.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.