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Bobby Franklin Dillon, 78, of Bluefield, VA (Abbs Valley) passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV. Born in West Virginia, he was the son of the late Zack and Rita Virginia Nunley Dillon.
Bobby was a retired coalminer of more than twenty two years.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two brothers, Jerry Dillon and Jimmy Dillon.
Survivors include his loving wife Brenda Taylor Dillon of the home; children Robin Yvonne Hagy and husband Danny of North Tazewell, VA, Robert Franklin Dillon and wife Bobbi of Christiansburg, VA and granddaughter Jessica Lee Ann Lawrence and husband Johnny of North Tazewell, VA, who he raised and loved like a daughter; brothers, John Dillon and wife Shelby of Pi neville, WV, Frazier Dillon and wife Cathy of Wilmington, DE, Zack Dillon and wife Paula of Punta Gorda, FL, David Dillon and wife Jill of Wilmington, DE and Paul Dillon of Carrabell, FL; sisters, Sissy Boothe and husband Kenneth of Anderson, IN and Jenny Cleveland and husband Ed of Jackson, GA; grandchildren, Matthew Robert Dillon of Fort Dixon, NY, Andrea Fayth Dillon of St. Louis, MO, Brody Hunter Dillon of Christiansburg, VA and Jessica Lynn Hagy of Christiansburg, VA; great grandchildren, Dylan Matthew Lawrence, Emma LeeAnn Lawrence, Matthew Dillon, Katie Dillon and Alice Dillon; beloved brother-in-law Hubert Asbury.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Rodriguez Funeral Home in Pocahontas, VA with Rev. Jimmy Hagy officiating. Entombment will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens Mausoleum in Bluefield, VA.
Friends may call Wednesday, January 3, 2018 from 12:00 to 1:00pm at Rodriguez Funeral in Pocahontas, VA.
Pallbearers will be Matt Dillon, Dylan Lawrence, Butch Taylor, Roger Cook, Tim Cook and Rick Asbury.
In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to the American Cancer Society in Bobby's name.
Published on January 1, 2018
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