Robert “Bobby” Daniel Lake

October 3, 1977 - September 14, 2014
Robert “Bobby” Daniel Lake


Robert “Bobby” Daniel Lake, age 36 of Carolina Beach and fomerly of Doylestown, PA passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014.

Bobby was a graduate of Elon College with a degree in Business Administration, and was the General Manager of Pizzetta’s Restaurant in Wilmington and Leland. Bobby loved all sports and played baseball during his youth and high school. He was a fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and the Philadelphia Phillies. Bobby truly lived life to the fullest and was loved by his family as well as his extended family at Pizzetta’s.

Bobby is survived by his father and mother, Robert B. Lake and Charlotte Ruth Lake; sister, Jennifer Ruth Lake Hiestand, brother-in-law Dean Hiestand); brother, Christopher B. Lake, sister-in-law Marissa Lake; three nieces Ellie, Lily, and Addie; two nephews Gabriel and Grant. Grandmothers, Margaret Lake and Charlotte Ellen Shields. Remembered are his grandfathers, Joseph B. Lake and Joe Shields.

A memorial Celebration of Life ceremony will be held 4 PM Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel officiated by Rev. Steve Hall.

In lieu of flowers, remember Bobby by making a memorial donation to the Pretty in Pink Foundation, Inc., 1213 Culbreth Dr., Wilmington,NC 28403 or www.prettyinpinkfoundation.org in memory of Bobby Lake.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099.


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  • September 16, 2014
    anne boehringer says:
    I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Bobby's passing..Please know your family is in my thoughts and prayers

  • September 16, 2014
    jay ryan morais says:
    Dear Mr and Mrs Lake, Bobby and I attended Elon together, I was his fraternity's sweetheart. Bobby was adored by everyone who knew him. He had a heart of gold. I am so sorry for your loss, you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  • September 21, 2014
    Jim Seyboldt says:
    Ruth, Bob, Jennifer and Chris. My deepest condolences on your loss of Bobby. It was a shock to learn of his passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family. Jim

  • September 21, 2014
    Kristina McLeod says:
    We were shocked and saddened to hear the news of Bobby's passing. My husband and I are regulars at the restaurant and his smiling face was something we looked forward to seeing. He was always warm and welcoming and made you feel right at home and sincerely appreciated. Our deepest sympathy to his entire family. We are incredibly sorry for your loss and very grateful to have had the opportunity to know Bobby.

  • September 21, 2014
    Randy and Marlene Elliott says:
    Bob & Ruth Sorry for your great loss, Our Thoughts are with you at this difficult time. We send our Sincere Condolences. Randy & Marlene Elliott