Robert Bobby Lynn McMillon  December 20 1951  November 28 2021

Robert Bobby Lynn McMillon December 20 1951 November 28 2021

December 20 1951 November 28 2021
Robert “Bobby”‘s Obituary Robert “Bobby” Lynn McMillon, age 69 of Burnsville passed away on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at Mission Hospital of Asheville. He was born in Caldwell County on December 20, 1951 to the late Gordon and Helen Woody McMillon. In addition to his parents whom he treasured, he is preceded in death by his very special maternal grandparents. Affectionately known to his family and friends as “Bobby”, he was renowned for his work and research of Southern Appalachian ballads and storytelling. After growing up in Lenoir and Green Mountain, NC as well as the Kona community of Mitchell County, NC, Bobby traveled the country and world sharing his tales and songs with thousands at public schools, folk art conventions, and festivals. He authored and co-authored several books and articles that helped to preserve the rich history of rural Southern Appalachia. Bobby loved the area and its people. He brightened and enriched the lives of all who heard his stories and melodic voice. Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Joyce McMillon; one son, Jason McMillon; two brothers; numerous step-daughters, nieces, nephews and beloved friends. Service details will be announced at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveenfuneralhome.com Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the McMillon family. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Robert “Bobby” Lynn McMillon, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store. Read More

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Robert Bobby Lynn McMillon December 20 1951 November 28 2021.

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Death notice for the town of: Lenoir, state: North Carolina

death notice Robert Bobby Lynn McMillon December 20 1951 November 28 2021

obituary notice Robert Bobby Lynn McMillon December 20 1951 November 28 2021

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