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Spencer  Ray  Dobbins
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Obituary for Spencer Ray Dobbins


Mr. Spencer Ray Dobbins, age 73 of Roaring River, husband of Brenda Adams Dobbins, died Saturday, December 2, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Thursday at Poplar Spring Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. James Joyce, the Rev. Tyra Martin, the Rev. James Ferguson, the Rev. Chad Mann, Minister James Barnes and Rev. John Hayes, Sr. officiating. The body will lie in state at the church from 12:30 until 1:00 PM prior to the service. Burial with military honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1142 will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 Wednesday at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mr. Dobbins was born July 24, 1944 in Wilkes County to Thaddie Reece and Lela Viola Eller Dobbins. He was a member of Poplar Spring Missionary Baptist Church where he was an usher board member and a former member of the Culinary Committee. He retired after 36 years with Century Link as an installer/repairman.

Mr. Dobbins was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, Carl Lenzie Dobbins, Raymond Clifford Dobbins, Freddie Junior Dobbins, and Franklin Dillard Dobbins.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Adams Dobbins, of the home; one son, Bryan Reece Dobbins and wife, Brittany, of Ronda; three grandchildren, Reece Bryton Dobbins, Rye Bentley Dobbins, and Rivers Dare Dobbins; and one sister, Thelma Dobbins Long of Greensboro.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials made to Lincoln Heights Recreation Corporation, P.O. Box 1134, Wilkesboro NC 28697.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Reins Sturdivant

270 Armory Road, P.O. Box 1428
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659





1:00 PM
Poplar Spring Baptist Church

209 Poplar Springs Road
Roaring River, NC 28669

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Poplar Spring Baptist Church Cemetery

209 Poplar Springs Road
Roaring River, NC 28669


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