Robert Lee Deese, 77, of Hamlet died Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at his home. He was born April 24, 1935 in Richmond County, a son of the late John W. and Dora Brigman Deese.
Mr. Deese retired from the Textile Industry and was a member of the Lighthouse Ministries Church. He was preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 27, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at Watson-King Funeral Home Chapel in Hamlet with Rev. Charles Cox officiating. Burial will follow at Richmond Co. Memorial Park.
Surviving, His wife of 47 years, Patricia Cooper Deese; Children, Jerri Stewart and husband David C. Stewart, Jr. and Jessica Parker and husband Shane. Grandchildren, Brittany and Corey Stewart and Gavin Parker; One sister.
The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6-8 P.M. at Watson-King Funeral Home in Hamlet and at other times at his home 105 D&S Rd. Hamlet, NC 28345.
Memorials may be to Lighthouse Ministries Church, c/o Rev. Charles Cox, 5804 Waters Edge Lane Wallace, SC 29596 or Scotland County Hospice P.O. Box 1033 Laurinburg, NC 28353.
The family would like to thank Edna Lampley, Clifford and Faye Hayes and family members for their care during his illness. Also the family wants to thank Jenny, Diane and Marilyn at Scotland County Hospice.
Online condolences may be made at www.watson-kingfuneralhome.com
Watson-King Funeral Home in Hamlet is serving the Deese family.