Salem Funeral Home, Main St. Chapel . following service
120 S. Main St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Thursday, Apr 11, 2013
Salem Funeral Home, Main St. Chapel
120 South Main St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Thursday, Apr 11, 2013
Sep 29, 1935 - Apr 08, 2013
Forsyth Medical Center
Robert Follin Armfield, age 77, of Winston-Salem, died Monday April 8 at Forsyth Medical Center. Bob was born on September 29, 1935 weighing in at 1lb., 14oz. to Wyatt A. Armfield, Sr. and Lucy Reynolds Follin Armfield. Bob attended Woodberry Forest School and was a graduate of R.J. Reynolds High School and Davidson College where he was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He began his business career at First National Bank of Winston-Salem(now Bank of America), worked as a financial advisor for forty years and retired as Vice President- Wealth Management with Smith Barney.
Bob served as President of the Twin City Kiwanis, the Winston-Salem Sales and Marketing Executives Club and as a member and active participant in numerous clubs, organizations and charities over his lifetime.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father and his brother Edward M. Armfield. He is survived by a brother, Wyatt A. Armfield, Jr. and a sister Lucy A. Bleau.
He is also survived by his wife, Lucy Ford Armfield of the home; two children, Follin Armfield Key and husband, Ron and grandson, Alex of San Francisco, CA; Robert Gwyn Armfield and wife, Catherine and three children of Florida. Also surviving are two stepsons, Scott L. Byrd and wife, Angela and children, Will and Ellie of Charleston, SC, and Brett W. Byrd and wife, Michelle and children, Abby, Carson and Kinsey of Houston, TX.
A private burial service at Salem Cemetery will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2013 to be followed at 2:00 p.m. by a Memorial service for friends and family at the Main St. Salem Funeral Home Chapel with family visitation after the memorial. Rev. Lane Sapp of Calvary Moravian Church will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem, 419 S. Hawthorne Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27103 or to the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.
To the Armfield Family:
May loving memories always bring you peace and comfort. And may the strength that God provides, sustain you. (Psalm 46:1)
RJR Class of 1953