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Heritage Chapel Funeral Home

5200 Old Birmingham Hwy, Tuscaloosa, AL

OBITUARY

George "Bob" Robert Whitley

June 16, 1943June 3, 2020
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George Robert "Bob" Whitley, age 76, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Wednesday, June 3, 2020.

He now joins his parents, Tom and Audie; sisters, Nona Faye and Lillie Mae; and grandson, David Pearson.

He will be deeply missed by his wife, Janet Colburn Whitley; daughters, Amanda Haddock (Richard), Kristie Branton (Chris); son, Bill Davis (Marla); sisters, Billie Wheat (Roy), Barbara Bibee (Terry), Betty Wagner (Rick); grandchildren, Austin Pearson, Briston Haddock, Kinsley Sachse (John), Nic and Erin Branton, Will and Joseph Davis; Great Grandchild, Emerson Sachse; and beloved fur baby, Sophie Grace and a host of nieces and nephews.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, June 7, 2020, at Heritage Chapel with Bro. Barry Holland officiating. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Heritage Chapel. Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 8, 2020, in Alabama National Cemetery, Montevallo, Ala., with Heritage Chapel Funeral Home & Cremations, a Dignity Memorial Provider, directing.

Honorary pallbearers are Tuscaloosa VA Freedom Hall Staff, Faith Jolly, Katrina Ward, Oma Miller, Sharon Moreman and members of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Cottondale.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Dragon Master Foundation or Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Cottondale in honor of Bob.

Condolences may be offered at www.HeritageChapelTuscaloosa.com.

  • FAMILY

  • He will be deeply missed by his wife, Janet Colburn Whitley; daughters, Amanda Haddock (Richard), Kristie Branton (Chris); son, Bill Davis (Marla); sisters, Billie Wheat (Roy), Barbara Bibee (Terry), Betty Wagner (Rick); grandchildren, Austin Pearson, Briston Haddock, Kinsley Sachse (John), Nic and Erin Branton, Will and Joseph Davis; Great Grandchild, Emerson Sachse; and beloved fur baby, Sophie Grace and a host of nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, June 7, 2020

  • Celebration of Life Service

    Sunday, June 7, 2020

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George "Bob" Robert Whitley

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Dennis and Carolyn Bryant

June 12, 2020

Dear Mandy, We are so sorry for your loss. A daughter and father share a special bond always and no matter what your age or circumstances you were always his little girl. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Much Love.

Eloise George

June 6, 2020

It hurts my heart to hear of your loss. George was loved at Concord Baptist Church and the family will continue in our prayers

Beth and Shirley Levy Nunez

June 6, 2020

Bob will be greatly missed by all. He was a sweet man. I remember him bringing all of us breakfast in the mornings at Aunt Betty's. He was a very kind man and helped everyone he could.

Robert Levy

June 5, 2020

Going to miss Bob loved playing dominos and talking about fishing with him. He was a kind and good man with a big ❀️.

Katie Kizer

June 5, 2020

Mrs. Janet,
I am so sorry for the loss of Mr. Bob!! I will be praying for you all!! We love y’all!!

Ashley Renee Rice

June 5, 2020

Oh how I will miss Bob! He was one in a million and I'm so thankful for the years I had to wait on y'all! Your family is in my prayer! Love y'all all!!

Amanda Donald

June 5, 2020

So sorry for your loss Janet... bob was one of a kind!!! I can still hear him coming thru door at store yelling.."burn me one Mandy!!!" He will be greatly missed. Prayers going up πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

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