Bobby Joe Pilgrim
Funeral services to honor the life of Mr. Pilgrim will be 3:00 PM Monday in the Liberty Mortuary Chapel. Burial will be at Liberty Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 4:00 until 6:00 PM at the mortuary.
Bobby Joe Pilgrim, 79, of Norris, died Friday, March 18, 2016 at his home. Born in Cateechee he was a son of the late Ernest and Guynelle Rumler Pilgrim.
He retired from American Enka and was a member of Faith Baptist Church. He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War.
Surviving are his wife, Christine Pilgrim of the home; a daughter, Marlene Holcombe (Bobby) of Spartanburg; two sons, Steve Pilgrim (Shirley) of Norris, and Michael Pilgrim (Allison) of Easley; a sister, Mary Nell Powell of Central; a brother, Don Pilgrim of Liberty; 6 grandchildren, Mark and Scott Pilgrim, Christy Caron, C.J. and Chris Holcombe, and Tanner Pilgrim; and 9 great grandchildren.
In addition to his mother and father he was preceded in death by two brothers, Leon and Bill Pilgrim.
The family will be at their respective homes. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Pelzer Rescue Squad, PO Box 94, Pelzer SC 29669-0094.
Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements