Graveside services for Walter Franklin Bobo, age 83 of Estill Springs, formerly of Shelbyville, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at Rosebank Cemetery in the Flat Creek Community with Joe Rutherford officiating. Surrounded by loved ones at his residence on Saturday Dec. 22, 2012, Mr. Bobo passed from this life, and was received by his heavenly Father and a host of family and friends on the other side.
Visitation ending with prayer will be held Monday from 11:00-1:00 p.m. at the Estill Springs United Methodist Church after which services will conclude at his graveside in Flat Creek.
A native of Bedford County, he was the former owner of Bobo Appliance Co. & Bobo Heating & Cooling. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was passionate about Shelbyville Eaglette basketball and Vanderbilt football.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Mary Phyllis Bowden Bobo of Estill Springs; children Phillip (Kathy) Bobo of Lascassas, TN and Jackie (Rick) Axt of Estill Springs; grandchildren, Richard Axt III, Lauren-Taylor Axt, Ben and Dan Bobo, 11 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.