Bobby Gene Canipe, Sr.

Born: Tue., Apr. 20, 1954
Died: Sat., Sep. 10, 2016

Celebration of Life

2:00 PM Fri., Sep. 16, 2016
Location: Goodin-Drum Funeral Home

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Bobby Gene Canipe, 62, of Vale passed away September 10, 2016 at Carolinas Healthcare in Shelby, NC.  He was born April 20, 1954 in Catawba County to the late Garland and Edith Canipe.  He was known as the "Rocking Chair" man of Vale.  
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Ellen Canipe.  

Bobby is survived by his wife, Sherri Barnes Canipe and  seven children;  Bobby Gene Canipe, Jr. and wife Jessica, Maribeth Canipe Baker and husband Cody, Christopher Jordan Canipe, Briana Canipe Story and husband Thomas, twins, Hunter McKay Canipe, and  Hannah Mackenzie Canipe and Alec Holden Canipe;  five brothers;  Chippy Canipe, Michael Canipe, David Canipe, Roger Canipe, and Ricky Canipe, one sister, Peggy Rains, and eight grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Friday, September 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Goodin-Drum Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dale Mellon officiating.

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Michael & Bonnie Canipe
   Posted Tue September 13, 2016
Bobby fought a long hard battle b11ut at last he is at peace.

Barbara Deal
   Posted Wed September 14, 2016
4."I was so saddened to hear about Bobby passing. I hope and pray that you will have strength during this time of loss."

Ryan Hull
   Posted Fri September 16, 2016
I will miss Bobby. He was always very nice even when he wasn't feeling well. Praying for your family.

Ryan Hull

christine smith
   Posted Wed December 28, 2016
Dear Canipe Family: We are so sorry for your loss. May you continue to be comforted with the comfort that God supplies. (2 Cor. 1: 3&4)

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