A former Albion resident, Robert Charles “Bob” Oates, 79, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in the Dothan, AL hospital.
Bob is survived by his wife, Betty Johns Harbin-Oates, Webb, AL; two daughters, Lori (Mike) Krohn, Albion; and Anita (Rick) Evans, Elkhorn; son, Eric (Renee’) Oates, KT, and a step-son, Henry (Ann) Harbin, GA; two sisters, Mary Ann Riley, Lincoln; and Ora (Dr. Jerry) Adler, Hastings; brother, Tom (Dot) Oates, AL; eight grandchildren, one step-grandson, and 14 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Orville Oates and Hazel (Elofson) Oates; brother, Gary Oates; mother of his children, Mary Oates Johnson; and wife Barbara J. Oates.
Memorial services were held Monday, April 9, 2018, in the Holman-Headland Mortuary Chapel in Headland, AL. A graveside service will be held Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Sutton Cemetery.