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Robert B. Massie

August 22, 1928 - April 27, 2018

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Robert Burton Massie, 89, of Bedford passed away on Friday, April 27th, 2018 at Bedford Hospice House. He was born in Bedford, Co. on August 22, 1928. A son of the late Clarence and Annie Layne Massie. In addition to his parents Robert was preceded in death by his loving wife, Eva Cleo Bowler Massie; son, Donald Massie; four brothers, Jake, Walter, Harry and Herman Massie; three sisters, Lucy Pinion, Nellie Arrington and Homie Keesee.

Robert is survived by his two sons, Larry Massie and his wife, May and Glen Massie and his wife, Susie; six grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; three step grandchildren; 12 step great-grandchildren; two sister-in-law’s, Grady Massie and Polly Massie also numerous nieces, nephews and many other family and friends.

To send condolences in lieu of flowers in Robert’s memory please consider, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital,262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the Bedford Hospice House, 1025 Turning Point Dr., Bedford, VA 24523.

Per Robert’s request there will be no service following his cremation. There will be a private celebration at a later date. To send condolences online please visit Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford is assisting the family.

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