Age: 80 Address: Spruce Pine Date of Death: Sunday, July 13, 2014 Arrangements: Henline-Hughes Funeral Home
Robert "Bob" Francis Ernst, age 80 of Spruce Pine, NC passed away July 13, 2014 at his home. Born in Chattanooga,TN he was the son of the late Robert Francis McDonald and Lillian Hutson. He was a Veteran of The United States Air Force and retired from a career in Marine Supply Sales, and Bob Dean Welding and Supply in Fort Myers, Florida. He also enjoyed volunteering at The Wellness Center in Fort Myers,Florida.
Survivors include; his wife, Marjorie Faith Grimes Ernst, of the home, his son, R. Matthew Ernst and wife Sarah Lorine, of Spruce Pine, NC, and two grandchildren; Bobbie Faith Ernst and Robert Morgan Ernst.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, July 19, 2014 at1:00PM at Woodlawn Cemetery in Blowing Rock, NC with The North Carolina National Guard Honor Guard Conducting Military Honors.
Memorials may be made to; Mitchell County Animal Rescue 2492 19E Hwy Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
Henline - Hughes Funeral Home Bakersville, NC is assisting the Ernst Family.