Cover photo for Bobby Joe Starnes's Obituary
Bobby Joe Starnes Profile Photo
1947 Bobby 2019

Bobby Joe Starnes

April 3, 1947 — September 11, 2019

Bobby Joe Starnes, Duffield, VA

Bobby Joe Starnes, 72, of Duffield, VA passed away on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at Norton Community Hospital.

Bobby was born in Scott County, VA on April 3, 1947 to the late Frank Elisha Starnes and Dorie Helen (Stanley) Starnes.

He was a former teacher in the Scott County School Systems for many years. He taught at Rye Cove Elementary.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory sons, Christopher Scott Starnes, Zephyr Hills, FL, Robert Shawn Starnes, and wife Nikki, Kingsport, TN; brother, Benny Starnes, and wife Kathy, Duffield, VA; grandchildren, Zachary, Savannah, Jakob, Tessa, Joseph, Jessalyn, Macee, Jared, Jenna; great-grandchildren, Mason and Carson; several nieces and nephews; host of friends.
The graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., at Hall Cemetery in Stanleytown Community in Duffield, VA, with Pastor Terry Rhoton Officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Gate City Funeral Home by 10:15 to go in procession to the cemetery.

An online guest register is available for the Starnes family at

Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Bobby Joe Starnes.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Bobby Joe Starnes, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 17

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree