Mr. Bobby Lewis Staton, 87, passed away on November 1st, 2018. He was born in Union County, NC on October 1, 1931 to the late Claude and Glennie Staton. He was a U.S. Army Special Forces Master Sergeant from December 6, 1948 to August 26, 1956 serving in Korea.
A service to celebrate Mr. Staton's life will be held Monday, November 5, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Solid Rock Baptist Church. The visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 1:00 PM at the church. Following the celebration of life Mr. Staton will be laid to rest at Lakeland Memorial Park with full Military Honors.
Mr. Staton is survived by his wife, Barbara Staton of the home in Marshville, NC, children; Steve Staton of California, Linda Mareth of Marshville, NC, Carolyn Benton of Hartsville, SC, Tex Griffin of Marshville, NC, Billy Griffin of Tradesville, SC, and a total of 59 grandchildren. He’s also survived by two sisters; Barbara Sissom, Bronnie Wright, two brothers: Gene Staton, and Lynn Staton.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by son; Allen Dale Griffin (Joe) of Hartsville, SC and brothers; Joe Staton, and Therone Staton.
Holland Funeral Service and Crematory is caring for the Staton family.