Robert F. "Bob" Tolbert, age 79, of Donnells Chapel died Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at MTMC. He was a native of Rutherford County and son of the late Charles Hoyt and Georgia Lee Hoover Tolbert. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Vicki Joyce Tolbert.
Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Riverside Cemetery, Woodbury. Bro. Dan Allen will officiate. Visitation will be 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel.
Mr. Tolbert is survived by his wife, Florence Maggart Tolbert, son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Amy Russell Tolbert of Murfreesboro, sister and brother-in-law, Mary Ann and Charles Smith of Murfreesboro, and one grandchild, Carey Andrew Tolbert.
Mr. Tolbert was a 1951 graduate of Murfreesboro Central High School and received his Masters Degree in Industrial Education from the University of Tennessee. He was Director of Continuing Education at Nashville Tech before his retirement in 1995.
Active pallbearers will be Marcus Mathis, Keith Pinkston, Jimmy McKnight, Eric Wessner, Matt Burke, Jeff Arnold, Chris Jenkins, and Keith Williamson. Honorary pallbearers Charles Smith, J Johnson, Wallace Burke, Jerry Paschal, Phillip Wayne Reed, Jim Williams, Jack Melton, Frank Hoover, and Don and Larry Reed.
Woodfin Memorial Chapel. 615-893-5151. Online condolences may be made at www.woodfinchapel.com