Robert A. Bob Jolley Jr., 81, of 128 Kellett Park Drive, died May 8, 2002. Born January 8, 1921, in Anderson, son of the late Robert A. and Rucker T. Jolley, he attended the public schools of Greenville, graduating from Greenville High School in 1938. He attended The Citadel from 1938 to 1942. Upon graduation from The Citadel, he entered active duty with the U.S. Air Force as a second lieutenant and served until 1946. He was relieved from active duty with the rank of major and served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve until 1962, from which he retired as a lieutenant colonel. Active in civic and community affairs, Jolley served as President of the Greenville Junior Chamber of Commerce in 1948-1949. He was selected as Greenville’s Outstanding Young Man of the Year in 1949. He was president of the S.C. State Junior Chamber of Commerce in 1952-1953. In 1950, he was chairman of the committee that organized the Greenville Mental Hygiene Clinic. He has served on the board of trustees of the Greenville Chapter of the NFIP, was a director of Phyllis Wheatley Association and was a member of the appeals board of the Planning and Zoning Commission of the city of Greenville. In 1955, he was selected as president of the Greenville United Fund to organize the fund and put on its first campaign. He was past director and treasurer, in 1960, of the Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce and was a life member and past president, vice president and director of the Greenville Kiwanis Club. In 1962, he was co-chairman of the corporate division of the YMCA Capital Campaign to build the new Augusta Street YWCA building. Upon leaving the Air Force, he became manager of the Nehi Bottling Co., Greenville, and remained in that position until 1950. He then became manager of Greenco Beverages Co. and was in that position until Oct. 1, 1961. He was a former director of Southeastern Broadcasting Co. On Nov. 9, 1962, he was appointed acting postmaster of Greenville, and on June 19, 1963, his appointment as postmaster of Greenville was confirmed. He served as postmaster until his retirement on March 19, 1971. He was a member of Earle Street Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to Earle Street Baptist Church, 225 W. Earle St., Greenville, SC 29601. Surviving are a sister, Mamie Jolley Bruce; and a brother, James E. Jolley, of Greenville; a niece, Jolley Bruce Christman, of Philadelphia; a nephew, James McDuffie Bruce III, of Greenville; and five grandnieces and nephews. Graveside services will be conducted today at 3 p.m. at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Section A, by Dr. James G. Wooten. The family is at the residence.-Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown

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