Dr. Robert Barham II

Obituary of Dr. Robert Martin Barham II

Robert Martin Barham II, 75, of Asheboro, died Wednesday, January 1, 2020 in Durham, North Carolina. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM at First Presbyterian Church, 420 West Walker Ave., Asheboro with Rev. John Muse officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the church. Born November 24, 1944 in Rockingham County, Dr. Barham was the eldest son of the late Dr. B. Francis Barham and Nancy McNeely Barham. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Frank Barham and John Barham. Dr. Barham is survived by his wife, Gwen of Asheboro, NC; daughter, Susan of Raleigh, NC; brother, Mac Barham and his wife Gail of Raleigh, NC; sister, Betty Carter and her husband David of Asheboro, NC; sister-in-law, Sharon Barham of Charlotte, NC; and three nieces and two nephews. Dr. Barham attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he met Gwen, his wife of 51 years. After graduating from the UNC School of Dentistry in 1970, they moved to Burlington where he was an associate for two years and where his daughter Susan was born. In 1972, Dr. Barham returned home to open his own practice. A graduate of Asheboro High School, Bob reconnected with life-long friends and interests. He became active in his church, served as Scoutmaster for Troop 525, and became a founding member of the Randolph Jazz Band. A member of the North Carolina Dental Society and the American Dental Association, Bob was most proud of being a part of the Asheboro dental community and the Randolph County Dental Society. In retirement, he continued working, learning, and mentoring. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Duke Homecare and Hospice for the care and support they received during Dr. Barham's illness. Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, your local hospice, or the charity of your choice. Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the Barham family.
Tuesday
14
January

Visitation at Main Service

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
First Presbyterian Church
420 West Walker Ave.
Asheboro, North Carolina, United States
Tuesday
14
January

Memorial Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
First Presbyterian Church
420 West Walker Ave.
Asheboro, North Carolina, United States
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