Robert L. Dewar
  • Memorials may be made to La Grange United Methodist Church, 213 South Caswell Street, La Grange, NC 28551.

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“Grandaddy thank you so much for all you ever did not only for myself but our entire family. I feel good knowing you and dad are together looking...Read More »
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“Robert was my friend for a very long time. He and his family have been an important part of my life for over 25 years. A lot of love and much giving,...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Kathy Wegmann - La Grange, NC

“May you be at peace and may the family fell that peace as they move through this period of change. Thinking of you all. Dicky and Sue ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Dicky and Sue Morgan - Kinston, NC

“Kevin and Megan and Lily, My thoughts and prayers are with you. I pray your memories will bring you comfort. With Love, Evelyn Honse ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Evelyn Honse - Kenly, NC

“Your life was an inspiration to all who knew you. You were a man of few words that always set the exampe for your sons to live by. We appreciate all...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: LYNN - SON

“Your life was an inspirationthe to all who knew you. LYou were a man of few words who always set the example for your sons to live by. We will miss...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: LYNN - SON

“I love you "Big Daddy"!!!!! Best Father-In-Law I could have ever asked for! ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: nicole jacobs dewar - kinston, NC

“We had the honor of working with Mr Dewar at O'Berry Center Pharmacy for many years. He not only brightened up our pharmacy with his wonderful...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: O'Berry Pharmacy - Goldsboro, NC

“My heartfelt sympathy and sorrow is with your family as you go through this very difficult time and know that God loves you.Robert was such a...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Darlene Ware - Quinton, VA

Robert L. Dewar
March 25, 1925 - February 3, 2013

La Grange-Robert Lindsey Dewar, 87, of La Grange, passed away Sunday, February 3, 2013. Robert was born March 25, 1925 in Harnett County to the late Carl Abernathy Dewar and Maude Mann Dewar. Robert served with the United States Army during World War II. He graduated from the University Of North Carolina with a degree in pharmacy and began his working career in 1950. He began his career with Hood's Pharmacy in Kinston, later worked with Adam's Pharmacy in La Grange and was best known for establishing La Grange Pharmacy. Robert was a member of La Grange United Methodist Church.

A service of remembrance will be held Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 2 p.m. from Rouse Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Teague officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.

Robert is survived by two sons, Robert Lynn Dewar and wife, Peggy of Raleigh, Timothy Sanford Dewar and wife, Nicole of Kinston; sister, Eloise Snipes of Fuquay-Varina; five grandchildren, Jeffrey Dewar and wife, Tammy, Jason Dewar and wife, Marion, Kevin Dewar and wife, Megan, Kristi Jasmin and husband, Andre, Stephanie Dewar; and eight great-grandchildren, Anson, Luke, Rhys, Sam, Josh, Drew, Lily and Kendall. Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Janice Sanford Dewar; a son, Phillip Michael Dewar; brothers, Brantley Dewar, Carl Dewar and Rudolph Dewar; and a sister, Doris Gutzwilla.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1-2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at Memorials may be made to La Grange United Methodist Church, 213 South Caswell Street, La Grange, NC 28551. Arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.