Robert D. 'Bob' McCall

Feb 26, 2013

Loving Daddy, Papaw

WAYNESVILLE — Mr. Robert D. “Bob” McCall, 84, of Waynesville, passed away  Feb. 25, 2013. Mr. McCall was born in Jackson County to the late George and Ellen Arrowood McCall. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Donnie McCall; brothers Lewis, John, Jess, Lawrence, Charlie, and Ted; and sisters Allie Bryson, Lettie Mae Jones. Bob was a member of Dellwood Baptist Church and was an avid fisherman and a gifted mechanic.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth L. McCall, of the home; son, Jerry, and his wife, Jean Ann McCall, of Waynesville; daughter, Shirley Ferguson, and her husband, Samuel, of Maggie Valley; daughter-in-law, Susan McCall, of Waynesville; brother, Eugene “June Bug,” and his wife, Edith McCall, of Waynesville; grandsons, Jason and Jeremy Ferguson, and Dusty Gibby, who he loved like a grandson; great-grandchildren, Jordan, Jayla and Caleb Ferguson (his babies); and his special friend, Robbie Robinson, and fishing buddy Bill Henson.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28,  in the Chapel of Garrett Funeral Home. The Revs. Ricky Mason and Mark Caldwell and Jason Ledford will officiate, and burial will follow at Green Hill Cemetery. Dusty Gibby, Phillip Davis, Andrew Price, Larry Keener, Jeremy, Jason and Caleb Ferguson will serve as pallbearers, and Tom Traywick and Gerald Blaylock will serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society. Garrett Funerals and Cremations is caring for the McCall Family. Visit

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