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Robert Bakeman, 68

Posted on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 11:49 am

Bakeman, Robert, 68. Funeral services for Robert ‘Bob’ John Bakeman, of Lynchburg, were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 at Gowen-Smith Chapel with Pastor Tony Burnett officiating. Burial followed in Gilley Hill Cemetery in Woodbury. Mr. Bakeman passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at the V.A. Medical Center in Murfreesboro. Mr. Bakeman was born on June 25, 1947 in Endicott, N.Y., and was the son of the late Leon Bakeman and Anna Sharp Bakeman. He was of the Baptist faith and was self employed. He is survived by his wife Nancy Bakeman of Lynchburg and they have shared 14 years together. Other survivors include six children, Billy Simmons of Florida, Doug Simmons (Lisa) of Alabama, Kathy Denley (Glenn) of Mississippi, Sally Wood (Chad) of Mississippi, Anna Coker (Chris) of Georgia and April Gibson (Bubba) of Mississippi. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Along with his parents, Mr. Bakeman was preceded in death by one daughter, Loretta Lynn Lowrey in 2009. Gowen-Smith Chapel in charge of arrangements.