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Robert "Bob" Martin Cabe, Sr.

December 1, 1936 ~ August 2, 2022 (age 85)

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Robert "Bob" Martin Cabe, Sr. 85, passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2022.  Bob was born in Macon, Co. on December 1, 1936, to the late Claude W. Cabe and Grace Ramey Cabe. He served in the Vietnam War and retired after 20 years of service from the U.S. Navy and retired from the US Post Office after 20 years of service.


Bob loved traveling, gardening, camping at Standing Indian Campground with his family. He greatly enjoyed watching all college sports on television, especially all the great North Carolina basketball teams, recording the games so he could keep watching them. He also loved keeping up with worldwide current events and watching nature shows.


Bob had an unwavering faith in Christ, and was a long-time member of First United Methodist Church in Franklin N.C.


Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Elizabeth Waldroop Cabe of the home; a daughter, Marie Cabe Johnson (Tommy) of Rockwell, NC; a son, Marty Cabe (Karlene) of Franklin, NC; grandchildren, Nicholas Johnson, Logan Johnson, Jeremy Cabe, Kristen Cabe, April Woodall, and Autumn Fury; great-grandchildren, Ryan Johnson, Race Johnson, Parker Cabe, Brennan Cabe, Madison Spates, Payton Manos, and Aulora Manos; and a sister, Jeanette Holland of Franklin, NC.


In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by a sister, Doris Pauline Cabe; and two brothers, Charles Cabe and Claude “Max” Cabe.


A private family invitation celebration of life service for Bob’s eventful life journey will be held on Saturday at Bryant -Grant Funeral Home at 2:00 pm., with visitation at 1:00 p.m. A military graveside service will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Wounded Warriors or St. Jude’s.


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August 6, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home
105 West Main Street
Franklin, NC 28734

Funeral Service
August 6, 2022

2:00 PM
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home
105 West Main Street
Franklin, NC 28734

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