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Robert F. “Pete” Rawlings, Jr. of Roanoke Rapids, died Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at his residence.

He was born in Halifax County, son of the late Robert F. Rawlings, Sr. and Ione Mills Rawlings. Pete was a veteran of the US Army, having served at the Battle of the Bulge during World War II.  He was awarded the Bronze Star. Following his military service Pete worked for the Simmons Company which eventually was J.P. Stevens  and he retired from the Bibb Company.

Surviving are his wife, Glenda Rook Rawlings, of Roanoke Rapids; son, Robin Rawlings and his wife, Margo, of Littleton; daughter, Lisa Lucas, of Roanoke Rapids; brother, Gene Rawlings, of Roanoke Rapids; sister,  Marion Edwards, of Roanoke Rapids; grandchildren, Meredith Stokeley, Adam Rawlings , and Patrick Rawlings.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, March 3, 2017, at Cedarwood Cemetery with Rev. Randy Martin officiating.

Arrangements are in the care of Wrenn, Clarke, & Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service.


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