OBITUARY

Robert Carroll Alvis

March 19, 1936August 27, 2012

Alvis, Robert C., Sr., age 76, of South Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 27, 2012. He was born in Morristown and grew up in Kingsport before moving to Knoxville in 1956. Robert was a member of Gospel Baptist Church where he thoroughly enjoyed working there doing whatever needed to be done. For most of his life Robert was known for his precise auto upholstery for which he won many awards. He was a member of the Smoky Mt. Antique Engine and Tractor Club. He made many friends through his ownership of a 1902 Cadillac replica. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Grace; sister, Ruby, and brother, Paul. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 55 years, Wanda Alvis; daughter, Angie Wood, son, Robert Alvis, Jr., granddaughter, Jennifer Wood who he adored; one grandson; sister, Bessie Delozier; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Family will receive friends on Thursday, August 30th from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the chapel of Berry Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 8:00 PM, Rev. Rocky Glenn and Rev. I.A. Sparks officiating. Family and friends will meet at Berry Funeral Home on Friday, August 31st at 12:15 PM to go in procession to Highland South Cemetery for a 1:00 PM interment service. The service will conclude with a dove release. Condolences may be offered at www.berryfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, August 30, 2012
  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 30, 2012
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Robert Carroll Alvis

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herbert nora sam sparks

August 31, 2012

Always will remember you.

frank and mickey. (jr) willford

August 30, 2012

ROBERT WILL BE VERY MISSED. OUR PRAYERS GO OUT YO THE FAMILY.
FRANK AND MICKEY WILLFORD

August 30, 2012

My Thoughts and prayers go out to the family sorry for the loss
Michael and Amy Hammill

Faye Williams

August 30, 2012

Wanda, I'm so sorry to hear of Robert's passing. You and the family are in my prayers.
Your cousin,
Faye Cavender Williams

Mary Lynn Fain

August 30, 2012

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Sherri Lewis-Monday

August 29, 2012

Wanda& family, so sorry to hear the passing of Robert. I will never forget the time he had a car accident(many years ago), and I went crazy thinking he got hurt. May God comfort you all during his loss, your in our prayers.

Ashley Southern

August 29, 2012

I am sorry for your loss. Praying God comforts your family during this difficult time.

Ashley Southern

August 29, 2012

I am sorry for your loss. Praying God comforts your family during this difficult time.

August 29, 2012

Wanda, Angie, and Jennifer, thank you so much for allowing me to be a part of your life during this time of sorrow. If I can be of further service please don't hesitate to call. Tom King Berry Funeral Home

August 29, 2012

we are so sorry.u all are in our prayers.love u all.vicky (greene) fernette (athens,tn.)heather and ron burns (eagle rock,mo.)