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Mr. Robert “Bob” Weeks, age 79, of Sulligent, Alabama passed away Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012, at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Visitation, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., Saturday, October 27th, 2012, at the First Baptist Church, Sulligent, Alabama.  Funeral service, 4:00 p.m., Saturday, October 27th, 2012, at the Sulligent First Baptist Church Sanctuary.  Bro. Byron Pickering officiating.  Burial in Sulligent City Cemetery, Sulligent, Alabama.

Mr. Weeks was born on September 20, 1933 to the late Robert L. Weeks Sr. and Annie Mae Stanford Weeks.  He graduated from Sulligent High School and from Florence State College, where he played football.  He was active in his church as a deacon and Sunday School teacher.  He was on many boards including the Northwest Alabama Mental Health Board, Lamar County Hospital Board, Lamar County Board of Directors – Alfa, and the Tombigbee Electric Board of Directors.  He was also inducted into the Lamar County Sports Hall of Fame.  Bob was an Army veteran and retired from Production Control at 3-M Company.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Shirley Weeks; 2 sons, Craig (Lisa) Weeks, and Alan (Rhonda) Weeks, both of Sulligent, AL.; 2 daughters, Nina (Jack) Dyer of Frostproof, FL., and Alice (Greg) Green of Calhoun, GA.; 11 grandchildren, Brian Weeks, Amber Weeks, Adam Weeks, Robbie Weeks, Chris Mikeal, Hannah Green, Douglas Dyer, Camille Weeks, David Dyer, Luke Green, and Isaac Green; and 5 great-grandchildren, Ryleigh Beth Weeks, Tyler Weeks, Aydin Weeks, Paytyn Weeks, and Analise Weeks.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert L. Weeks, Sr. and Annie Mae Stanford Weeks; 1 son, Robert Douglas Weeks; and 1 sister, Wynell Weeks Boyett.

In lieu of Flowers, donations to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 217 Sulligent, AL  35586; or to any Ministry of you’re choosing such as: Finishing in Faith, Building Fund, Benevolence Fund, and Early Learning Center, Youth or any other ministry of your choosing.

Norwood Funeral Homes, Inc. of Sulligent, AL., directing.

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