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Robert C. Seroka passed away November 7, 2017, in Clayton, NC.



Bob was born in Bellville, Illinois. He attended Fairfax County Schools graduating from W T Woodson High School in 1971. He attended his beloved Virginia Tech, graduating in 1975. Bob married Rebecca on May 13, 1978, in Annadale, Virginia.



Upon graduating, Bob became a county planner for Fairfax County, Virginia. In 1978, he served as the County Planner for Prince George, Virginia. In 1981, he started his career with AAA as a Management Services representative for their national office. In 1986, he became the director of that department. Bob worked in the Potomac Division of AAA, planning and acting as the General Contractor for the new buildings, built in our Oaks, Virginia, winning many community awards for its concept.



Bob became the President & CEO of the AAA affiliate in Albany, New York, until his retirement in 2010. He worked for almost 30 years with AAA as a loyal company man. Upon his retirement, Bob began substitute teaching for the Johnston County School System. This was his passion, his true love, and joy. He was also a Sunday School teacher at Horne Memorial UMC in Clayton. The years he taught school and Sunday School were the happiest of his life. He loved the children and was very blessed to have had this privilege.



Bob always tried to serve and give back to his community, serving with the Board of Directors for Vanderhayden Hall, the North Greenbush Comprehensive Planning Committee, and Literacy Volunteer. He served as chairman of the Albany Executive Association (AXA), where he made many life long friends along the way. Many of his proudest moments, though, came while teaching at Horne Memorial UMC and Johnston County Schools.



Bob is preceded in death by his father, Robert C. Seroka.



Surviving are his wife, Rebecca Seroka; siblings, Sherrie McDonald, Gayle Holmes and husband, Doug, and Lauren Seroka McClain and husband, Russ; mother, Carol Seroka; nephew, Chris Holmes sons Jake and Zack, Matthew Taylor (Kelly) children, Ashley and Drew, Mark Taylor, and niece Jordan McClain.



A celebration of his life will be held November 29, 2017, at 2pm, at Horne Memorial UMC, 121 E. Second St., Clayton, NC 27520.



Arrangements by McLaurin Funeral Home.