Robert Eugene Pless, Sr.

August 24, 1934 ~ October 30, 2019 (age 85)


Mr. Robert Eugene Pless, Sr. age 85 of Wilkesboro, passed away Wednesday, October 30. 2019 at his home.

Private Graveside services will be held.

Mr. Pless was born August 24, 1934 in Houston, TX to Roy Lamar Pless and Helen Pugh Pless. Robert served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He was retired from the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter: Laura Lynn Pless, a brother; Francis Pless, and a special friend; Betty Jean Parker.

He is survived by three sons; Robert Pless, Jr. and wife Glenda of North Wilkesboro, Glenn Pless of Wilkesboro and Stephen Pless and wife Denise of Montrose, IL, five grandchildren; Ian Chandler Pless, Alex Ryan Pless, Amy Lauren Speer, Jessica Renee Connor and Katelyn Marie Stanciu, four great grandchildren: Marleigh Jo Connor, Magnolia May Connor, Harper Grace Stanciu and Owen Andrew Speer and a brother; Dr. Charles Pless of Knoxville, TN.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wake Forest Care at Home Hospice 126 Executive Drive Suite 110 Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

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Private Interment

Scenic Memorial Gardens Cemetery
545 Moravian Falls Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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