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Robert John Werkmeister

September 15, 1944 — December 21, 2022


Four Oaks, NC: Mr. Robert John Werkmeister, age 78, of Four Oaks passed away on Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. A Private Family Graveside Service will be held 10:00 AM-, December 29, 2022 at Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Goldsboro. Officiating will be Pastor Eddie White.      

Bob was born on September 15, 1944 in Brooklyn, New York to the late John Henry Werkmeister and Anna Vollmert.  Bob was a member of the New York City Police Department for 27 years and a member of the United States Army Reserves.


 He is survived by his bride of 53 years, Joyce Werkmeister; son, Bobby Werkmeister and wife Candi; daughters, Debbie Vormittag and husband Butch, Christine Rickert and husband Daniel; grandchildren, Michelle Gizzi, C.J. Denig, Anna Florio, Christina Florio, Emma Werkmeister, Jack Werkmeister and Troy Gizzi; great grandchildren, Bryce Gizzi, Lyla Gizzi.


In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Tunnel 2 Towers or Wounded Warriors.                       

The family appreciates your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.


Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Four Oaks, NC.

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Graveside Service

Thursday, December 29, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery

164 Longs Plant Farm Rd, Goldsboro, NC 27534

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