Robert V. "Bob" Alford

December 23, 1931 ~ June 1, 2020 (age 88)


Robert V. Alford (Mr. Bob) went to be with the Lord on Monday June 1, 2020.  He was born in the Ramer, Alabama community on December 23, 1931.  He was the son of the late Corinthia McMoy Alford and Raymond Talmadge Alford.  He was preceded in death by his first wife Mary Alice Hicks Alford, brothers Raymond T. Alford, Jr., William D. Alford, Edward B. Alford, Jack Alford, Thomas Alford and sisters Lillian Alford Duffell and Laure Alford.

He is survived by his wife Mildred Sharpe Alford, son Robert V. Alford, Jr. (wife Sara Alford) of Augusta, Georgia.  Grandsons Robert V. Alford, III and Ryan Thomas Alford, brother Jimmy Alford (wife Madelyn) of Montgomery, Alabama, and sister Joyce White (husband Jim White) of Crestview, Florida.

Mr. Bob graduated Ramer High School then went on to serve in the Korean War.  He faithfully served with the Opelika Civitan Club for over fifty years and also was a member of Opelika First Baptist Church for fifty plus years.

Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday June 4, 2020 at Jeffcoat -Trant Funeral Home in Opelika followed by graveside services at Garden Hills Cemetery at 11:00 a.m.

Honorary pallbears are John McCollum, Gary Miller, Jim White, Butch Alford, Glen Spivey and James Duffell.

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June 4, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Jeffcoat Trant Funeral Home
1500 Frederick Road
Opelika, AL 36801

Graveside Service
June 4, 2020

11:00 AM
Garden Hills Cemetery, Frederick Road, Alabama, Opelika

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