Robert Lee Means, Sr., age 73 of Marion, NC went to be with the Lord Friday, December 28, 2012 at his residence.
He was born April 10, 1939 in McDowell County, NC to the late Sherlyn Murphy and Ruth Henson. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Means and two sons, Sidney and Kendall Means.
Rob was a faithful employee of Galey & Lord and retired after 30 years of service. He loved fishing, listening to music and entertaining with family and friends. He loved sitting outside talking to his neighbors, and watching the Atlanta Braves. Rob also loved spending time with his family and his grandchildren.
Left behind to cherish Rob's memory are two sons, Robert Means, Jr. and Vincent Means; one daughter, LaNorma Lindsay and husband, William Lindsay; one brother, William Hooper; five sisters, Mary Twitty, Jacqueline Johnson, Edith Scott, Regina Powell and Beth Thompson; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends. Honorable mention, Katrina Miller and Rob's step-mother, Louise Murphy.
Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, January 2, 2012 in McCall Memorial Chapel at Kirksey Funeral Home with Rev. Fowler officiating. Burial will follow at McDowell Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: The Means Family – Care of LaNorma Lindsay – 4870 Saponi Village Trail Winston Salem, NC 27127.
Words of comfort may be shared with the Means family at www.kirkseyfhmarion.com