Bobby Joe Shreves


Bobby Joe Shreves Sr., 79, of Fairmont went home to be with his Lord on Friday, May 17, 2019. He was born on June 19, 1939, in Fairmont, a son of the late Joe Cephas Shreves and Viola Emily (Ayers) Shreves.

After attending school, Bobby worked as a bricklayer. He loved the Lord with all of his heart and attended Calvary Temple when he was able. He will be remembered for the way that he loved his family, friends, and his beloved pets.

He is survived by sons: James Marion Shreves and wife Kimberly, of Delaware, and Joe Cephas Shreves, of Fairmont; daughter, Deborah Ann Efaw and husband Randy, of Fairmont; as well as several loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Bobby was preceded in death by his son Bobby Joe Shreves Jr.; and siblings: James Shreves, Ira Shreves, John Shreves and Barbara Ansel.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home.

Family and friends are welcome to call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., with services starting at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Tim Shuttlesworth officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens.

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