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Percy Jackson Bobbitt

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“Me.B was a wonderful man and it was an honor to know him. He always had a big smile and a kind word for me. I work at a department store and...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Pam Back - Newport News, VA

“PJ was my Godfather and will always be remembered as a very happy and caring person. I will never forget his visit to the Old Point Comfort...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara (Gaston) Bauer - Hampton, VA

“Bud was my mentor when I first came from India to do research at NASA. He made me feel so welcome and at home. I cannot forget how affectionate he...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Scott and Lynn and their families. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Joey Ritchie - Yorktown, VA

“My thoughts and prayers are with Bud's family. Bud was a wonderful man and I loved working for him. He was one of a kind with a heart of gold. ...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Paula Chambers - Yorktown, VA

“Bud was one of the people that made NASA a great place to work. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Chris Alexander - VA

“Sympathy and sorry to learn of Bud's passing. Bud always demonstrated exceptional characteristics of love for family, care, understanding, and...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Don and Billie Jo Harvey - VA

“Sorry to hear of Bud's passing. Always enjoyed working with him and seeing him at Mr. C's since our retirement. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Tommy Deans - Poquoson, VA


Percy was born on January 20, 1927 and passed away in October 2019.

Percy was a resident of Newport News, Virginia at the time of passing.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 - 11:00 am on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Weymouth Funeral Home with Funeral Services beginning at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.

In 1985 he founded and chaired the SAE Aerodynamics Committee and received its William McFarland Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Society in 1988.

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