Bobby Tabor Springle, age 79, resident of Durham died Thursday morning at UNC Hospital. Born in Beaufort, NC, he was the son of the late Guy Ruben Springle and Elizabeth Lewis Springle.
Mr. Springle was retired from the U.S. Navy and served in the Korean War. He retired this past February after 30 years with Primerica Financial Services. He was a member of Butner Masonic Lodge # 697 A.F. & A. M. where he was Past Master twice. Mr. Springle was a member of the Scottish Rite Consistory of Raleigh and the Amran Shrine Center. He was a member of St. Benedict’s Anglican Catholic Church.
Surviving are his wife of 55years, Buna Pickett Springle; son, Alan Springle and wife Cindy of Durham; daughter Bonnie Rhola of Chapel Hill and three grandchildren, Elizabeth Richards, Charles Richards and Will Rohla.
A Requiem will be celebrated 11 AM Monday November 2, 2009, at St. Benedict’s Anglican Catholic Church, Chapel Hill with the Rev. Robert Hart presiding. Burial will be in Beaufort, N.C.
Friends will be received from 3 to 5 PM Sunday at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service..
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Benedict’s Anglican Catholic Church, 870 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill, NC, 27514 or to the charity of one’s choice.
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