The Arc of Florida is deeply grieved to announce the passing of our dear Board President, Bobbie Lake. A passionate advocate, Bobbie leaves an inspirational legacy of dedicated advocacy and service to persons with disabilities. He enriched the world through a true servant’s heart and we are all blessed for having the privilege of knowing him.

Our community has lost a beloved husband, father and strong leader and his example will be long remembered. Please join us in offering condolences and heartfelt sympathy to his family.

In lieu of flowers, the Lake family would appreciate contributions be made in Bobbie’s honor to The Arc of North Florida, 511 Goldkist Ave., Live Oak, FL 32064.

A Celebration of Bobbie Lake’s Life (Memorial Service) will be held at Melody Church in Live Oak on August 1, 2020 at 10:30 AM. All attendees are asked to wear masks. For those who would like to participate but are unable to attend, the service will be broadcast live on Melody Church’s website,, at 10:30 AM.