Robert W. ‘Bob’ Girard

Published 10:50 am Thursday, February 2, 2017

Mr. Robert W. “Bob” Girard, 83, died on Jan. 31, 2017.

He was born on Oct. 13, 1933 in Baltimore, Md. to the late Elizabeth Day Girard and Byron P. Girard.

Survivors: his son, Stephen Girard and wife Rhonda of Richmond, Va.; his daughter, Sonja White and husband Walter of Texas; 4 grandchildren; 2 sisters, Joan G. Murphy of Wilmington, Del. and Babette L. Girard of Los Osos, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He graduated from RJ Reynolds High School and from Wake Forest University in 1955. After working in the trucking industry for five years, he joined Security Life and Trust Co. (Integon) in 1961. He became manager and vice president of Integon’s Underwriting and Reinsurance Department. After 28 years with Integon, he formed his own consulting business, providing underwriting and reinsurance expertise to insurance carriers until his retirement. He was a loyal Demon Deacon fan and active in the Winston-Salem Jaycees and Junior Achievement. He was a member of Marvin United Methodist Church.

A memorial service will be held at Westlawn Gardens of Memory in Clemmons on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 2 p.m.

Memorials: Hospice/Palliative CareCenter.