Obituary For Robert Penn Webster

July 17, 1934 - May 25, 2021

Robert Penn Webster, 86, passed away Tuesday night, May 25, 2021, at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro.

A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, May 29th, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Centenary United Methodist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Friday evening, 5 – 7 PM, at Fair Funeral Home.

Born July 17, 1934 in Rockingham County, NC, Robert was the son of the late James Jefferson Webster and Nannie Strong Webster.  He was a US Air Force veteran.  Robert graduated from NC State University and was the retired Vice President of Sales for Mayo Yarns.  He was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church.  He loved sports, especially golf, and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his daughter, Meredith W. Indermaur (Mark) of Raleigh; son, J. Penn Webster of San Antonio, TX; six grandchildren, Margaret Indermaur of Durham, Katherine Maloney (Matt) of Salt Lake City, Utah, William Indermauer of Durham, Elizabeth Indermaur of Ithaca, NY, Benjamin Indermauer and Samuel Indermaur, both of Raleigh; and brother, Dr. John Ray Webster of Stoneville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Anne Carter Webster; brother, James Jefferson “June” Webster, Jr.; and sisters, Nancy W. King and Ann W. Evans.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 10 Glenlake Pkwy NE, South Tower, Suite 400, Atlanta, GA 30328.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com