Scott Bobbitt was an active member of the Bobbitt reunions held the second Sunday weekends of August. He was capable of telling excellent stories of life in general in such a way that there was always a gathering around him to hear his stories.
Alexander Winfield Bobbitt died on February 20, 1943 at the age of 90 years. He was buried beside his wife at the International Order of Odd Fellows cemetery in Cowen, West Virginia. Honorary Pall Bearers were his nephews, Herman Bobbitt, Sterling Bobbitt, Lee Otis Bobbitt Senior, Vernon White, and Weymoth White. Active Pall Bearers were Ralph Cunningham, Frank Cunningham, Joe Funkhouser, P. M. Mayse, Cecil Case, and Paris Cookman. A family friend and prominent Baptist Minister, Reverend Jno.E. Brown, officiated.
"A. W. (Scott) Bobbitt, 90, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Luster Bobbitt Rollyson in Charleston on Saturday. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Cowen Baptist Church by the Reverend J. E. Brown. Burial was in Cowen cemetery.
Mr. Bobbitt was a son of the late Rufus and Mary Williams Bobbitt and was born in the state of Virginia. He lived for many years in Nicholas County having owned and operated a large farm in the Muddlety section of the county. He served as a deputy sheriff and later as elected as sheriff.
He moved from Nicholas County to Cowen, Webster County, where he operated a hotel for many years. He retired from active business several years ago.
Mr. Bobbitt was of a jovial disposition. He enjoyed the company of young people as well as the older ones. His friends were legion.
Surviving besides 'Mrs. Rollyson are three other daughters, Mrs. H. G. Fortney (Mabel), Mrs. H. G. Smith Lillian) both of Fairmont; Mrs. William Rogers (Mary) of Miami, Florida; two sons, W. Chilton Bobbitt of Clay, and Elmer E. Bobbitt of Washington, D. C.; one brother, Lee Hill Bobbitt of Cowen, nine grandchildren, and seven great grand children.
Mrs. Bobbitt died several years ago."
(from the Charleston Gazette and the Nicholas Chronicle)