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Bobby Stamey, 84, of Morganton, NC went Home to be with his Lord on Friday, May 19, 2023. He was born on April 6, 1939 in Burke County to the late Kelly Stamey and Mary Sue Duckworth Stamey. He was a member of Catawba Valley Baptist Church and loved to listen to Gospel music. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and loved his family dearly. Bobby retired from the Morganton Department of Public Safety as a Sergeant after thirty years of service. He enjoyed learning about firearms and was an avid fisherman who enjoyed fishing with his good friend, Vernon Ledford. Bobby’s greatest joy was spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Edith Duckworth Stamey; daughter, Lori Stamey Sailors: sisters, Betty Ledford, Carolyn Cassell, Mary Cook, Dorothy Adams and Nina Huffman.
Bobby is survived by his wife, Wanda Buckner Stamey; children, Todd Stamey, Kelly Stamey (Marilyn), Jason Stamey (Lori); son-in-law, Terry Sailors; step-children, Lynn Bumgarner (Mike), Scott Brackett (Claudia), Tad Brackett, and Misty Palmeri (Gary); sister, Barbara Harrison (Bennett); brother, Larry Stamey (Linda); seventeen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 2pm-3pm on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at Catawba Valley Baptist Church. The service will begin in the church at 3pm with Rev. Jessie Lott and Rev. Reese Palmeri officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery. Honors will be provided by the Morganton Department of Public Safety.
Memorial contributions may be made to Catawba Valley Baptist Church.
Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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SO SORRY TO READ OF BOBBY’s Passing .I worked @ MPD FOR SEVERAL YEARS AS A OFFICER UNDER SARGENT STAMY: HE WAS A GOOD MAN . Praying for his family & Friends
Deepest sympathy for the Stamey family prayers are with you all in the days to come.
Bob was my Sergeant when I started working for Morganton Police Dept in 1969 he was a good supervisor and officer a Christian gentleman and a very good friend I will miss him until we meet again
I love you Papaw Stamey!
Our deepest sympathy and prayers for the Stamey family . The community has lost another patriarch , this family can be proud of their roots ,they come from good stock.
I am so saddened to hear of Bob’s passing. Sergeant Stamey was one of the finest law enforcement officers I ever had the pleasure to work with. One of the nicest guys on earth as well. I am so sorry for your loss and pray for the family during this most difficult time.
Dearest Wanda and family, I was so saddened to hear of your loss. May you rest in peace knowing he is in the arms of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. Love, Jackie Ward.
May the God grace and mercy fill your hearts with peace and love! I'm so sorry for your loss and am praying 🙏 for you. Blessings to you!