The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


March 5, 2013

Robert Hanserd Sr.

— The funeral for Robert Bridgeforth Hanserd Sr., 69, of Athens, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Limestone Memorial Gardens with Pastor Eddie Scheler officiating.

Visitation will be from noon to 1:45 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Hanserd died Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Athens-Limestone Hospital.

He was born Dec. 25, 1943, in Scottsboro to David Hanserd and Mildred Tennison Hanserd.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Swanner Hanserd; sons, Robert B. Hanserd Jr., David Mark Hanserd and William Stewart Hanserd and wife Allison; brother, David Gordon Hanserd and wife Gina; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Mildred Hanserd; and beloved aunt and uncle, Cullen and Melvine Tennison.

Pallbearers will be Skylar Brady, Chris Campbell, Mike Tribble, Gary Compton, Dickie Hobbs and Harold Wales.  

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