Bobby Ralph Brown

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Mr. Bobby Ralph Brown, 74, of Cameron passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. He was born in Harnett County, the son of the late Ralph Green Brown and Eunice Kelly Brown. Bobby was preceded in death by his grandfather, Pearlie Norris Brown and a granddaughter, Julie Michelle Bullard. He started working with bricks at an early age and ended up as one of the best brick layers in the community. After working with the US Army as a brick mason, he retired as an industrial mechanic after 22 years of service. His hobbies were watching and attending NASCAR events, deep sea fishing and barbequing pigs. Bobby enjoyed spending the summers by the creek in Boone.

Bobby is survived by his wife of 54 years, Terzel Wicker Brown of the home; daughters, Bobbi Lynne (Jim) Cunningham of Warner Robins, GA and Karen Riojas of Sanford; son, Bobby “Bob” R. Brown, Jr. of Apex; 3 granddaughters, Lydia Bullard (Tyler) Smith of Leland, NC, Victoria and Natalie Cunningham both of Warner Robins, GA; 2 great-grandchildren, Madison Grace Sawyer and Anderson O’Neil Smith both of Leland; 4 sisters, Judy (Donald) Darroch of Mamers, Peggy (Stan) Jones of Lillington, Diane (Ronald) McDonald of Lillington, Vicky (Donnie Ray) Patterson of Broadway.

A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM Monday, June 26, 2017 at Cameron Hill Presbyterian Church with Rev. Tommy Hayes officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church Monday from 3:00-4:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hillmon Grove Baptist Church, 384 Hillmon Grove Rd., Cameron, NC 28326 or Cameron Hill Presbyterian Church, 467 NC 24, Cameron, NC 28326.