Robert Dewel "Bobby" Elrod Sr.February 24, 1935 ~ December 12, 2017 (age 82)
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Friday, December 15, 2017 at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel for Robert Dewel “Bobby” Elrod Sr., 82, of Gadsden who passed away on December 12, 2017. Rev. Richard Leatherwood and Rev. Chris Walker will officiate. Burial will follow at Crestwood Cemetery. Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home & Cemetery is in charge of the services.
Bobby was a great fisherman. He loved his bible and loved teaching others God’s word. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War.
He is preceded in death by his daughter; Nancy Dewel Elrod, parents; William Dewey Elrod and Alie Mattie Aaron Elrod, brothers; Bedford Elrod and Arvil Elrod.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years Nancy Guice Elrod, children; Michelle (Ronnie) Partridge, Kim Burns, Lori (Richie) Johnson, Robert D. “Bobby” Elrod Jr., and Jeff Elrod, grandchildren; Mike McCoy, Clay McCoy, Nancy McCain, Gary McCain Jr., Kyla Reese, Gavin Johnson, Robert D. “BJ” Elrod III, Dale Elrod, James Bennett Elrod, and Vincent Elrod, great grandchildren; Dalton Estes, Will and Zakk Reese, and Austin Elrod, brother and sisters; Joe Arnel Elrod and Betty Lee Crowder, Knoxville, TN, several nieces, nephews, family and friends and his fur baby CoCo.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Special thanks to Kindred Hospice, Kindred Home Health and VA of Birmingham.
The family will receive friends from 9:30 to time of service Friday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be offered at www.ghbfuneralhome.com