Robert Elwood “Bo” Leake

April 3, 1921 - December 1, 2016

04/03/1921 - 12/01/2016

Past Services

Sunday December 04, 2016
Ahoskie Cemetery
First Street
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Additional Information:

Burial will follow at Ahoskie Cemetery following the celebration of life service

Sunday December 04, 2016
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
Additional Information:

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from 1:00 until 2:00 pm.

Sunday December 04, 2016
2:00 pm
Chapel of Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910

AHOSKIE, NC – Robert Elwood “Bo” Leake, age 95, passed away on December 1, 2016 at the Vidant Inpatient Hospice of Greenville, NC.

Mr. Leake was born in Northampton County on April 3, 1921 the son of the late James and Tulie Minton Leake.   Robert was retired as a meter reader for Roanoke Electric Corp. and was a member of United Outreach Ministries in Windsor, NC.

Besides his parents, “Bo” was preceded in death by his loving wife, Emily Wilson Warren Leake, and his sisters, Callie Cooper, Elizabeth Adkins, and Lois Howell.

Left to cherish his memory is his son, James Elwood Leake and wife, Sonya; a grandson, Zachary Leake; and a granddaughter, Kelly Leake, all of Winterville, NC.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm, prior to services on Sunday, December 4, 2016, at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie.  The celebration of life service will be at 2:00 pm on Sunday at the funeral home, with Rev. J. R. Thomas officiating.   Burial will follow in Ahoskie Cemetery.

Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made directly to United Outreach Ministries, or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Leake family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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