Robert Battle

Published 12:00 am Friday, February 5, 2010

Funeral services for Robert “Bobby” Battle, 55, of Bainbridge, were held Thursday, Feb. 4, in the chapel of Cox-Ware Funeral Home.

Interment followed at Roselawn Memory Gardens.

Born Sept. 6, 1954, in Seminole County, Ga., Mr. Battle died on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010.

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Mr. Battle moved to Decatur County in 1997 and married Gwen Brooks Battle. He was of the Baptist faith and was employed by the Decatur County Public Works as a dump truck driver. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and motorcycles.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his grandmother, who raised him, Ossie Tye; and his dog, Weasel.

Survivors include his wife of 12 years, Gwen Brooks Battle of Bainbridge; two daughters, Samantha Battle and Angela White, both of Eastman, Ga.; four step-daughters, Sheila Argo, Cheryl Richardson, Sherry Smith and Daisey Lynn Holley, all of Bainbridge; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Cox-Ware Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.