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Robert Armistead Sheffield, Jr. "Bobby"

May 13, 1943 ~ September 18, 2022 (age 79)
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Robert Armistead Sheffield, Jr. "Bobby" passed away Sunday September 18, 2022, at Mobile Infirmary surrounded by his family.  He was a graduate of Jackson High School and was the President of the DO class at Jackson High School.  Bobby was married to the love of his life, Wynema, for 58 years. One of Bobby's and Wynema's favorite things to do together was to go to town and grab something to eat and drive down to the Tombigbee boat landing, where they would enjoy their food and watch boats go by.  While serving as an active Deacon of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, he assisted in directing music, even though every church hymnal was his favorite, one in particular that was his favorite was "Victory in Jesus" and rarely missed a church service. Bobby and Wynema would travel places with couples from church, one place was to the Mountains.  He was a machinist at Weyerhaeuser and retired from there after 39 years.   Bobby was a perfectionist so much that when he would plant his vegetable gardens, he would use a tape measure to ensure the lines were straight.  He also enjoyed piddling on his tractor.   Bobby looked forward to family gatherings, especially on Holidays.  Bobby was a loving husband, daddy, Granddaddy and Pops.  He will be missed by all. 

 

Survivors:

Wife of 58 years

Sara Wynema Pugh Sheffield

Sons:

Mike (Helen) Sheffield

David (Rachel) Sheffield

Daughter:

Teresa (Leon) Wade

Seven Grandchildren:

Jessie Parnell

Micah Bailey

John Sheffield

Mathew Sheffield

Laura Sheffield

Trey Wade

Walt Wade

Two Great Grandchildren:

Avery Wade

Dax Wade

Preceded in death by:

Father:

Robert Armistead Sheffield, Sr.

Mother:

Dollie Mae Walker Sheffield

Sister:

Dollie Jean Anderson

Pallbearers:
Troy Pugh

Trey Wade

John Sheffield

Ivan Hamilton

Craig Anderson

Walt Wade

Mathew Sheffield

 

Services at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Walker Springs, AL.  Visitation at 10:00 AM and Funeral at 11:00 AM.  Interment immediately following at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Walker Springs, AL.  Officiating will be Bro. William Allison and St. Stephens Funeral Home directing. 

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Services

24 Hour Viewing
Monday
September 19, 2022

4:00 PM

Visitation
Thursday
September 22, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mt. Gilead Baptist Church
6701 Walker Springs Road
Grove Hill, AL 36451

Funeral Service
Thursday
September 22, 2022

11:00 AM
Mt. Gilead Baptist Church
6701 Walker Springs Road
Grove Hill, AL 36451

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