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Robert Lee "Bob" Jolley

Male 1921 - 2004  (83 years)


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  • Name Robert Lee "Bob" Jolley  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 27 Jul 1921  Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1930  Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1942  Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 21; RelationToHead: Self 
    Military 1942  [4
    Occupation: R R Donnelley And Sons Co; Complexion: Light; EyeColor: Blue; HairColor: Brown; Height: 6 5; Weight: 170 
    SSN issued Bef 1951  Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Social Security Number 311-03-0472  [3
    Died 20 Dec 2004  Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 6
    • ROBERT LEE JOLLEY

      HICKORY Robert Lee "Bob" Jolley, 83, of 9th Street Drive, N.E., died Dec. 20, 2004, at his residence.

      He was born July 27, 1921, in Crawfordsville, Ind., son of the late Ray Alfred Jolley and Helen Florence Cunningham Jolley Douglas.

      MEMORIAL SERVICE: 3 p.m. Thursday, First Assembly of God in Hickory, where he was a member

      He was a retired captain of the US Army and owner-operator of Church Marketing Printing and Advertising. He was a lifelong printing and advertising sales representative having worked first for RR Donnelley in Crawfordsville, Indiana for 16 years and served as President of Geographical Publishing in Dekalb, IL. He was a developer of large family Bibles for other publishers, collecting art from several Christian Universities including Bob Jones University, Oral Roberts University and from Mexican Missions. He worked in sales at Kingsport Press in Kingsport, TN and was the former owner of Carolina Ruling and Binding. He founded Jolley and Sons Printing and Lakeshore Press, both in Denver, NC. He has mentored and helped develop other marketing and sales businesses in Catawba, Lincoln and Gaston counties. In 1964 he ran unsuccessfully for the state senate with the slogan, "Send Jolley to Raleigh." He and his wife, Reah, helped establish the NC Republican Party and he is credited with starting the four-day workweek in N.C.

      SURVIVORS: Second wife, Virginia Wilkes Jolley of the home; two daughters, Dietra Marie Jolley of Asheville and Gail Jolley Garrett of Denver, NC; a stepdaughter, Erin Todd of Hickory; three sons, Douglas Ray Jolley of Denver, NC, Robert Andrew Jolley of Statesville, NC and Patrick Miller Jolley of Denver, NC; 12 grandchildren, Sandi Barger, Scott Garrett, Chandra Jolley, Kara James, Beth Hoskins, Stephen Hoskins, Patrick Jolley II, Adam Jolley, Staci Jolley, Caitlyn Jolley, Cory Jolley and Jason Todd; and two great-grandchildren, Forrest Jolley and Reah Grace Barger.

      PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: His first wife, Reah Maxine Miller Jolley

      OFFICIATING CLERGY: Pastor Brian Campbell and Pastor Larry Estes

      MEMORIALS: Palliative Care and Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658

      Online condolences may be shared with the family at: jenkinsfuneralhome@conovernet.net

      ARRANGEMENTS: Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service

      Newspaper Title: Gaston Gazette, The
      Newspaper Location: Gastonia, North Carolina, US
      Obituary Publication Date: Dec/23/2004
    Buried Catawba Memorial Park, Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I1697  tng Genealogy

    Father Ray Alfred Jolley,   b. 15 Jul 1897, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1922, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Helen Florence Cunningham,   b. 1 Feb 1903,   d. 2 May 1970  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 7 Mar 1920  Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F3855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Family ID F609  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jul 1921 - Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 21; RelationToHead: Self - 1942 - Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSSN issued - Bef 1951 - Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Dec 2004 - Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S337] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;).
      1930 U.S. Federal Census. Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, ED 22, roll 620, page , image 339.0.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=115976886&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    2. [S541] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/159539719.
      Record for Robert Lee Jolley
      https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=60525&h=130886261&indiv=try

    3. [S344] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;).
      Social Security Death Index 2006.Original data - Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ssdi&h=74365908&indiv=try

    4. [S462] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1898-1929, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).
      The National Archives in St. Louis, Missouri; St. Louis, Missouri; WWII Draft Registration Cards for Indiana, 10/16/1940-03/31/1947; Record Group: Records of the Selective Service System, 147; Box: 399
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      [ View military document]

    5. [S304] United States Obituary Collection, Ancestry.com, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006;).
      United States Obituary Collection 2006.Original data - See newspaper information provided with each entry.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=web-obituary&h=6142072&indiv=try

    6. [S304] United States Obituary Collection, Ancestry.com, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006;).
      United States Obituary Collection 2006.Original data - See newspaper information provided with each entry.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=web-obituary&h=6150648&indiv=try

    7. [S539] Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;), Montgomery County, Indiana; Index to Marriage Record 1860-1920 Inclusive Volum, W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's O; Book: 22; Page: 505.
      Record for Ray A Jolley
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