Robert W. “Bobby” Midgette Sr.

Published 5:53 pm Saturday, October 31, 2020

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Robert W. “Bobby” Midgette Sr. was born at the Midgette Family home in Buxton, NC on April 21, 1942; and he passed away to his eternal home on October 27, 2020. He has gone ahead of his wife and partner of 52 years, Judy Callahan Midgette; his daughter Anna Marie Cargill of Weatherford, TX; his son Robert W. Midgette Jr. (Jonna) of Rodanthe; son Byron Wilson of Buxton; granddaughter Magen Powers with great-granddaughter, Emma Lynn, of Wilmington; grandson Tanner Floyd Powers (Cidney) of Rome, GA; grandson John Cheek (Corrie) with step-great-grandson, Elijah; grandson Thomas Cheek (Lindsay) with great-grandson, Jones Conner, all of Ft. Worth, TX; granddaughter Kimberly Cheek with great-granddaughter, Julianna, of Weatherford, TX; grandson Elijah Midgette; granddaughter Jorah Midgette both of Rodanthe; brother Brad Midgette (Mary); best friend Rex Bunting (Linda) and much loved nephews and nieces.

He joins his daughter, Sharon Powers, who predeceased him; as well as his granddaughter, Jazania Joy Midgette; daughter-in-law Donna Wilson; brothers Edward, Milton, and Herman; sisters Mary, Zella, and Alvania; and his parents Anna and Edward Midgette Sr.

His passion in life was having a large family and a place for them all to gather. He was a master welder and mechanic in Norfolk, VA and continued using his skills after returning to Buxton in 1987 to renovate the house where he was born. He was known as being kind and generous to everyone.

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