2013-10-30 / Obituaries

Robert Lewis Tesh

OXFORD — Robert Lewis (Bob) Tesh, died Oct. 26, 2013 at Durham Regional Hospital in Durham.

He was a native of Guilford County and was the son of the late Russell Lewis and Katherine Hunter Tesh. He was of the Lutheran faith.

Mr. Tesh retired from the N.C. Army National Guard after 35 five years of service. He worked from 1959 until 1984 at the Roxboro Armory as the unit administrator.He also worked as a security guard for the Collins & Aikman MFG Company.

Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in Gentry Newell & Vaughan Chapel by the Rev. Edward Bogie and Dr. Ann Sims. Graveside services were held on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 2 p.m. at Hester Baptist Church cemetery with military honors.

Surviving is his wife of 48 years, Rebecca Brooks Tesh of the home.

The family received friends on Monday, Oct. 28, from 6 until 7 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Hester Baptist Church cemetery fund, PO Box 964, Oxford, NC 27565.

Gentry-Newell & Vaughan is assisting the Tesh family. For online condolences, go to www.hallwynne.com and select obituaries.

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