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Robert G. Sylvester, Sr.

December 29, 2014

Kill Devil Hills- Mr. Robert G. (Bob) Sylvester, Sr. 69 of Kill Devil Hills passed away Monday Dec. 29, 2014 at Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City, NC.

A native of Detroit Michigan Bob was preceded in death by his parents Gerald Sylvester and Ruby Knippenburg of Detroit, Mich. and his brother Raymond Sylvester.

Surviving Bob are his children, Robert G. Sylvester Jr. of Valrico Fl., Suzette Sylvester-Holcombe of Flower Mound TX., Timothy Sylvester of Rock Hill SC. and Jennifer Barnes Pierce of Camden NC. and his sister Arlene Totty of Alpena, Mich. He also leaves 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Bob was a veteran in the United States Army and served honorably in Vietnam and Korea. Bob also worked as a maintenance man at the Avalon Pier in Kill Devil Hills. A celebration of his life will be held at the Avalon Pier at 2:00 on Sunday, January 4, 2015.

Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online register at  Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.