Rev. Bobby R. Ivey

May 19, 1932 ~ January 17, 2019 (age 86)

Rev. Bobby R. Ivey


Funeral services for Rev. Bobby Ivey, 86, who passed away January 17, 2019, will be 2 pm Sunday, at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel.


The Rev. Gerald Wright will officiate.  Burial will follow at Rainbow Memorial Gardens.  Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home & Cemetery is in charge of the services.


He is preceded in death by his wife, Ouida Watts Ivey; parents, Lawrence and Lois Ivey; brother, George Lawrence Ivey, Jr.


He is survived by his children, Mike (Vickie) Ivey, Teresa Rutledge, Kathy (Tim) Musselman, and Mark Ivey; grandchildren, Traci Spratt, Blake (LeighAnne) Ivey, Casey (Aaron) Roof, Haley Rutledge, Natalie and Emily Musselman; great-grandchildren, Olivia Black (Tim), Genevieve Spratt, Brodie Ivey, AnnaBella Ivey, Rowan Roof, and Hudson Roof; brothers, Billy (Lyndol) Ivey, Jimmy Ivey, and Kenny (June) Ivey; sisters, Helen Marie Barksdale and Jackie Sue Davis; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Ivey, and nieces and nephews.


Bob answered the call to preach in 1951 and served as pastor in numerous churches in Alabama and Mississippi.  He was currently serving as pastor at Living Word Ministries in Gadsden. 


He is remembered by loved ones, church family, and friends as a soft- spoken man of few words, whose kindness, humility, and Godly character were always evident.


The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm Saturday at the funeral home.


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