January 22, 1989
ROBERT C. VANN SR.
HAMPTON – Robert C. “Bobby” Vann Sr., 54, died Friday, Jan. 19, in Riverside Regional Medical Center.
He was born in Poquoson.
He was a member of First Baptist Church East End and its finance committee. He was the custodian for the church and bus driver.
He was a 1952 graduate of Huntington High School and attended A and T University.
Survivors include one daughter, Miyoshi L. Vann of Washington D.C.; three sons, Robert C. Vann Jr. of Country Club Hills, Ill, Thomas Donnell Vann of Hampton and Brian C. Vann of Newport News; his mother, Evangeline H. Wilkins of Newport News; one brother, Archie Vann Jr. of Anaheim, Calif.; and one grandchild.
A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church East End by the Rev. Woodrow M. Brown Jr. Burial will be in Hampton Memorial Gardens.
A wake will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel.
The body will be placed in church at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
The family is at 3112 Orcutt Ave., Newport News, and will assemble there with friends by 12:15 p.m. Wednesday.