The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

April 28, 2008

Bobby Gene Bloodworth


The funeral for Bobby Gene Bloodworth, 65, of Rogersville will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at McConnell Funeral Home with Dwight Raburn officiating. Burial will be in Poplar Creek Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Bloodworth died Sunday, April 27, 2008, at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital in Florence.

He was born Dec. 24, 1942, in Arkansas to James Otho Bloodworth and Mattie Goode Bloodworth. He retired from UPS and served six years in the Army. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, James Otho Bloodworth Jr.

He is survived by his wife, Faye Howard of Rogersville; one son, Robert Wayne Bloodworth of Chicago; one daughter, Christi Bloodworth of Chicago; one brother, Thomas Bloodworth of Athens; two step-grandsons, Kaleb Lee Peterson of St. Florian and Zachary Matthew Dickson; one step-granddaughter, Annika Rane Kitson of Rogersville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Roy Jackson, Jerry Dickson, Carl Dickson, Michael Bloodworth, Ethan Bloodworth, Sherril Bloodworth and Shannon Bloodworth.