Robert Lee Wombles, age 23, passed away at his home in Burning Springs, KY. He was born January 14, 1988 and left this world January 19, 2011. He was disabled due to Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy. He was a 2006 graduate of Clay County High School and worshipped at Pine Grove Church of Christ.
He was the son of Estill Wombles and Patsy Johnson Wombles. He is preceded in death by his father Estill Wombles and two uncles Johnny B. Wombles, Manuel Wombles and grandparents Carty and Ida Wombles.
He is survived by his mother: Patsy Johnson Wombles and the following half brothers and sisters: Donnie G. Johnson of Hazard, KY, Natasha Wombles of Burning Springs, KY, and Kenny W. Jones of Goose Rock. He is survived by his aunt and uncles Kimberly Johnson Waegaert and Val Waegaert of France, Ray Wombles of Burning Springs, KY and Roy Hibbard of Tyner, KY and by his grandparents: Orvas and Laura (Metcalf) Johnson of Oneida, KY. He is also survived by lots of cousin and great aunt and uncles.
He was an inspiration to all who knew him. He was loved by all. He had an outlook on life that we all need to live by. He always had a smile on his face and not complaining about having to spend his life in a wheelchair. He loved all people. He had to get as much as he could out of each day of his life. He will be dearly missed.
Funeral services for Robert Lee Wombles were held Saturday at 2:00 PM at the Britton Funeral Home Chapel with Jeremy Bowling officiating. Burial followed at the Johnson Cemetery at Oneida.
Visitation was Friday evening at the Britton Funeral Home.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 January 2011 15:08