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Bobby Franklin Aldridge

September 27, 1936 — January 1, 2023

Yanceyville

Bobby Franklin Aldridge

Bobby Franklin Aldridge, 86, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 1, 2023 at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born in Caswell County to the late Carlton and Edna Rudd Aldridge and was married for 63 years to the late Kathleen Rice Aldridge.

He was a member of Bush Arbor Primitive Baptist Church.  Bobby was a member of the American Angus Association, NC Angus Association, NC Cattleman Association, Southern Caswell Ruritan, and was a Caswell County Commissioner.  He was in the NC Angus Hall of Fame, received the American Angus Historic Herd Award, the Outstanding Young Farmer Award and had worked with black angus cows for 77 years, since he was 9 years old.  Bobby loved working outside on the farm and enjoyed spending time with his family.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, great great grandfather and brother who will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his sons, Tim Aldridge and his wife, Montina, Norman Aldridge and his wife, Linda, and Terry Aldridge; 4 grandchildren, Jill Overman and her husband, C.T., Chad Aldridge and his wife, Blair, Katie McCann and her husband, Jared, Lauren Crawford and her husband, Dustin; 6 great grandchildren, Alison Bartley and her husband, Josh, Eli Aldridge, William Murphy, Jamie Grace McCann, Macie Kathleen McCann, River Jean Crawford; and 4 great great grandchildren, Jade, Joshua, Jamie and Jaxxon Bartley; sisters, Carolyn Aldridge and Linda Ballance.  He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, sister, Shirley Aldridge Dabbs and a brother, Irvin Aldridge.

The funeral will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, January 5, 2023 at Bush Arbor Primitive Baptist Church by Elder David Underwood and Elder Jimmy Gray with the interment to follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6-8 Wednesday evening at the funeral home and other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory

2205 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215

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Funeral Service

Thursday, January 5, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bush Arbor Primitive Baptist Church

101 Cherry Grove Road, Yanceyville, NC 27379

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Graveside Service

Thursday, January 5, 2023

Starts at 2:45 pm (Eastern time)

Bush Arbor Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

101 Cherry Grove Road, Yanceyville, NC 27244

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