Bobby was born on May 10, 1958 in Bonifay, Florida, to Ira Gene Carnley and Sybil Stafford Carnley. A lifelong residence of the panhandle, Bobby served his county in the United States Army and worked at the Piggly Wiggly in Panama City. He loved to work in his garden and go fishing; he also was an avid Miami Hurricane football fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Ira and Sybil Carnley; sister: Ernestine Carnley.
He is survived by his children: Bobby Carnley Jr. of Chipley, FL, Mandy Carnley of Colorado, Lorraine Carnley of Panama City, FL; brothers: Herschel Carnley of Bonifay, FL, Tommy Sellers of Black, AL, Tim Sellers of Hartford, AL; sisters: Geraldine Chambliss of Marianna, FL, Rachel Sellers of Geneva, AL, Juanita Sellers of Bonifay, FL; numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and loved ones.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, September 11, at Winterville Assembly of God Church in Bonifay with Rev. Mitchell Johnson and Rev. Danny Carnley officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida directing.
The family will receive friends for visitation one hour prior to the service at the church.