Robert “Bob” Lawrence Falls

January 29, 1932 - October 26, 2017
Robert “Bob” Lawrence Falls

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Robert “Bob” Lawrence Falls went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 26th, 2017. He was born in Durham, NC in 1932. He is survived by his wife, Kay McClanahan and three stepdaughters and their husbands: Alan and Mary Smith of Apex, NC; Greg and Julie Brow of Atlanta, GA; and Ashley Rivers of Wilmington, NC and seven step grandchildren.

Bob is the son of Lawrence Andrew Falls and Clara Blanche Morris Falls of Durham, NC. He is survived by his cousin Roy Talley of Holly Springs, NC, wife, Edna, their three daughters and Judy Hayes of Durham, NC and other Falls, Talley and Morris family members and cousins.

Bob graduated from Durham High School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was an avid fan of ACC football and basketball, a Tar Heel supporter and occasional Blue Devil fan.

He was employed by the U.S Post office and retired from FEMA where he was an electronic technician.

He is a veteran and served in the U.S. Air Force.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on November 12, 2017 at Wrightsboro United Methodist Church, 3300 N. Kerr Avenue, Wilmington at 4:00P.M. with visitation to follow.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Community Home Care & Hospice by visiting

Thank you to Community Hospice of Belville for their faithful and unfailing service and loving care of Bob and his family.

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  • October 28, 2017
    Sacramenta Landrum says:
    To the Lawrence family and friends please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of your loved one Robert. When Jesus Christ was here on Earth he promised he will resurrect the loved ones we have lost in death back to life John 5:28,29, right here on a brand new Paradise Earth under his kingdom rule that you pray to come in the Lord's Prayer no more sickness pain or death Life Without End Revelation 21:1-5