KINGSPORT — Bobby Wayne Carberry, 71, of Afton, went to sleep in the Lord Monday while at his residence.

He was the owner and operator of B&S Amusement before his retirement.

He was a member of The Way Ministry and loved to tell people about the Lord.

Bobby could often be seen working on his backhoe at God’s Place off of Sullivan Gardens Parkway.

He was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed fishing. Bobby was known for his work ethic and his love for his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Bruno and Skeets Littleton; a daughter: Michelle Carberry; a son: Big Jon Carberry; a sister: Joyce Bird; and a brother: Mickey Carberry.

Survivors include his loving wife and lifelong companion: Sharon Carberry; sons: Robert Carberry and Jon K. Carberry; stepsons: Brian Bledsoe and his wife, Elizabeth, and David Bledsoe; grandchildren: Brittany Campbell and her husband, Michael, and Bobby Carberry; two great-granddaughters; a sister: Betty Bryant; a special nephew: Shannon Barrett and Carolyn; along with several other nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Saturday at Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport. A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in Carter-Trent Chapel with Pastor Kevin Carter officiating. The family will also receive friends any time at their home.

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