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Robert "Bob" Lesslie

ROCK HILL -- Robert Ellis "Bob" Lesslie, 77, of 1098 Woodshire Court, passed away Dec. 4, 2008, at Piedmont Medical Center, Rock Hill.

A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Lesslie will be held 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7, at Neely's Creek ARP church, with the Revs. Jan Senneker and Jerry Devinney officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.

Mr. Lesslie was born in York County, Aug. 23, 1931, a son of the late Arnette and Martha Oates Lesslie. He was retired from Rock Hill Printing and Finishing, Springs Industries, was a longtime member of the Elks Lodge, past member of The Lions Club, served on the Board at Family Trust Credit Union, and was a member of Mount Holly United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Darlene Thompson Lesslie; son and daughter-in-law, Robert Ellis "Bob" Jr. and Debi Lesslie of Rock Hill.; daughter and son-in-law, Judy Lesslie Funston and David Funston of Calif.; grandchildren, Robert Ellis "Trey" Lesslie III of Rock Hill, Glennis Lesslie Sjodin of Rock Hill, David Bostick Funston Jr. of Calif., Quade Ellis Crabtree of Rock Hill; and great-grandchildren, Emma Jayne Lesslie, Sara Grace Lesslie and Zachary Mason Lesslie all of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m., Sunday at the church and other times at the residence.

Condolences can be e-mailed to the family at

Memorials may be made to Mount Holly United Methodist Church, 1996 Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home is serving the family.