ROBERT TELLIS SR. 80 WAS BORN ON 9 FEBRUARY 1940. A NATIVE OF TUSKEGEE, ALABAMA. HE WAS THE SON OF MAIDA MIDDLETON.
A LIFE WELL SPENT:
ROBERT TELLIS AFFECTIONATELY KNOWN AS “BOB” WAS THE EMPITOME OF WHAT IT IS TO BE A TRUE VISSIONARY. HE HAD A DISTINCTIVE VIEW ON LIFE THAT EMCOMPASSED BEING AN ENTREPRENEUR. THIS VISION LED HIM TO THE ORGINATION OF ROBERT TELLIS CLEANING COMPANY. HE STOOD FIRM IN THE COMMITMENT OF BEING YOUR OWN BOSS.
HE SPENT MOST OF HIS CAREER WORKING FOR WRAL TELEVISION STATION AND A SERVANT LEADER OF THE MASONIC SERVICE ASSOCIATION (MASON).
ON SUNDAY MORNING MAY 10, 2020 HE ENTERED ETERNAL REST AT THE ASHTON PLACE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION IN MCLEANSVIILE, NC.
THOSE WHO REMAIN:
LEFT TO CHERISH HIS MEMORY ARE:
SPOUSE: MARY LEE TELLIS OF LILLINGTON, NC
SISTER: BERNICE HUDSON OF DAYTON, OHIO
CHILDREN: JUANITA KELLY (SHELTON) AND SHELIA TELLIS-BROWN (RODNEY).
ROBERT TELLIS JR. AND MELVIN TELLIS.
GRANDCHILDREN/GREAT GRANDCHILDREN): LATOYA SCOTT (JURNEE & JARIYAH, (SPOUSE: JONAS)), LATASHA INGRAM (DESTINY, NYLA), BRANDLE TELLIS SR. (BRANDLE, JR, MAKAYLA, ZAKIAH & JALIYAH), NICOLE KELLY (NICHOLAS), CRYSTAL BLUE (MARIYA), SHAUNDA BLUE, AND LATESHA “PUMPKIN” BLUE (MARKELL).
SISTER-IN-LAW PEGGIE MORGAN
SPECIAL COUSIN & NIECE - LUDDIE “HATCHET” & DELOIS MCLEAN MCKENDELL
A HOST OF NIECES, NEPHEWS AND COUSINS, AND NUMEROUS OTHER INDIVIDUALS IN THE COMMUNITY.
Our love, our blessing to all who offered their support to our family during our time of need. Your visit, your phone calls, your kind thoughts and prayers have helped strengthen and encourage us. Pray for us and remember us in the days ahead. May God richly bless each of you!
A graveside service will be held at Lakeview Memorial Park Cemetery at 3:00 PM Friday May 15, 2020. Funeral service entrusted by Triad Cremation & Funeral Service of Greensboro NC.
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