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Robert Franklin Driver

October 26, 2019
Robert Franklin Driver
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CHURCHVILLE – Robert Franklin “Bob” Driver, 75, of Churchville, died Saturday (October 26, 2019) in Philipsburg, Montana as the result of a vehicle accident.   

He was the son of the late Cletus Henry and Aleta (Baylor) Driver.  A life-long farmer, he raised beef cattle and was particularly proud of his black sheep.  He was an avid outdoorsman, and traveled to his Montana home regularly to fish, and to hunt mule deer and elk.  He enjoyed encouraging and supporting the students of the Buffalo Gap FFA.   

Surviving are his wife, Hattie Mae (Bosserman) Driver, whom he married December 4, 1982; an aunt, Virginia Layman of Bridgewater; cousins, Virginia Craig, Jane White, Sue Durham, Helen Gibbons, Paula Gibbons, Roger Driver, Elizabeth Taylor, William Baylor, and Barbara Bell; a special hunting buddy, Bill Ballew of Montana; and his Churchville breakfast/gossip club friends. 

A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, November 2 in Union Church Cemetery, officiated by Mrs. Lisa Craig.   

Active pallbearers will be Carl Craig, Mike Nickell, Steven Craig, Thomas Taylor, Michael Craig, Tom White, Dwight Swope and George Marshall. 

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Bear Funeral Home, and other times at the residence. 

Memorials may be directed to the Buffalo Gap FFA, 1800 Buffalo Gap Hwy., Swoope, VA  24479. 

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6:00 PM 11/1/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/1/2019 8:00:00 PM
Bear Funeral Home

14 Green Hill Lane
Churchville, VA 24421

Bear Funeral Home
14 Green Hill Lane Churchville 24421 VA
United States





1:00 PM 11/2/2019 1:00:00 PM
Union Presbyterian Church Cemetery

1471 Union Church Rd.
Churchville, VA 24421

Union Presbyterian Church Cemetery
1471 Union Church Rd. Churchville 24421 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Buffalo Gap FFA

1800 Buffalo Gap Highway
Swoope, VA 24479

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