Robert V. Alford (Mr. Bob) went to be with the Lord on June 1, 2020. He was born in the Ramer, Alabama community on Dec. 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 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 more than 50 years.
Visitation was at 10 a.m. on June 4, 2020 at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home in Opelika followed by graveside services at Garden Hills Cemetery at 11 a.m.
Honorary pallbearers were John McCollum, Gary Miller, Jim White, Butch Alford, Glen Spivey and James Duffell.
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home and Crematory directed.