Bobby Ray Spivey, 81, proud, dedicated US Air Force veteran who served 21 years is your source for free news and information in the Wilmington area.

Bobby Ray Spivey
Bobby Ray Spivey

Bobby Ray Spivey, of Wilmington, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 13, 2015, at the age of 81.

He was born in Kannapolis on May 7, 1934, son of the late Eddie Lee and Rabie Sides Spivey. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Virginia Furr and Louise Roberts.

Bobby started his military career in the U.S. Navy but retired proudly from the U.S. Air Force after 21 dedicated years. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family.

Bobby is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mildred Williams Spivey and son, Joseph Daryl Spivey.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Home, 3915 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, at Myrtle Grove Presbyterian Church, 800 Piner Road, Wilmington, NC 28409. Interment with military honors will follow at Williams Family Cemetery, Williams Road, Wilmington, NC 28409.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Myrtle Grove Presbyterian Church.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral & Cremation Service.

To view the full list of Port City Daily obituaries, click here.