YANCEYVILLE, N.C. — Robert Wayne Peer Jr., 50, of Yanceyville, N.C., died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Annie Penn Hospital, Reidsville, N.C.
He was the son of R. Wayne Peer Sr. (Linda), of Ridgeley, W.Va. and Mrs. Janice Hedrick Bertaux (David), of Bunn, N.C.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by two brothers, R. Wade Peer (Nicki) and Randolph W. Peer (Annette), both of Ridgeley, W.Va.; four nieces and one nephew. Also surviving is his life partner, James Farrell, of the home. Rob leaves behind many aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. One friend in particular that meant a lot to Rob is David Paulk. He also leaves behind his long-time companion and service dog, Dora.
He graduated in 1979 from Frankfort High School, Short Gap, W.Va. Rob spent a stint in the Navy from 1979–1980.
There will be a remembrance of Rob’s life on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at 4 p.m. Everyone is invited to the Fort Ashby VFW for refreshments and fellowship.
In lieu of flowers, please contribute in any way you can to your local animal shelter.
Services entrusted to Blackwell Funeral Home, Burlington, N.C.