April 10, 1928 ‒ November 14, 2008
Robert “Bob” Flournoy, age 80 of Delaware died Friday morning, November 14, 2008 at Delaware Court.
He was born on April 10, 1928 in Waynesboro, Georgia to the late George and Kid (Mobley) Flournoy. A US Army Veteran, he proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict. Growing up in Delaware, he went on to work at Ranco, before moving to Cleveland, where he worked as a crane operator for the Jones & Laughlin Steel Company. Bob returned to Delaware in 1986 to enjoy his retirement and family.
He attended the Zion AME Church. A quiet and private man, at time he could be a jokester and enjoyed a wonderful sense or humor. He also enjoyed old western movies, especially the black and white reels.
Survived by son Clint Dewayne Flournoy of California, Sisters: Jane (Rolland) Mullins of Columbus, Evelyn Durr,, Carolyn (Herbert) Williams, Hazel (Thomas) Moxley, Beverly Coleman, Brother: George Flournoy, Step-mother: Willie Mae Flournoy all of Delaware, numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends including Robert Matthews.
Also preceded in death by a brother Clarence.
Friends may call Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until the 1:00 p.m. funeral services at Zion AME Church, 140 S. Washington St., Delaware, with Rev. Madonna Gray and Pastor Wesley Moore officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery with military honors provided by the Delaware County Veterans Association.
DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Delaware is honored to serve the family of Robert Flournoy.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Zion AME Church.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com