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July 4, 1942 - September 20, 2020

Service Date: September 24, 2020

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Robert Bryant Lafater July 4, 1942 – September 20, 2020 Robert Bryant Lafater, 78 of Zebulon passed away Sunday. The family will receive friends Thursday afternoon from 1 – 1:45 p.m. with his memorial service immediately following at 2 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road, Wilson. Robert is survived by his wife, Deborah Etheridge Lafater of the home; sons, Rick Spencer and Allen Lafater; granddaughter, Amanda Spencer; great-granddaughter, Gabrielle and his sister, Bonnie Aiken. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Collins Lafater; son, Frank Spencer; parents, Bill and Maxine Strickland Lafater; sisters, Susan Lafater and Frances Watters and his brother, Wayne Lafater. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in Robert’s memory to Wake County Meals on Wheels, PO Box 37639, Raleigh, North Carolina 27627. Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at