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Mr. Robert Gary, 80, of Smiths Station, AL passed Wednesday, May 23, 2018. 

Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. EST, Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Greater St. John Baptist Church, Crawford, Alabama with Rev. Jonah Williams, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Motts Church of Christ Cemetery in Motts, Alabama.  

Mr. Robert James Gary Sr., was born May 12, 1938 in Phenix City, AL to the late Mr. John Gary Sr., and Mrs. Cornelia Newsome Gary. He was educated in the Phenix City School System and worked in the maintenance department for the Phenix City Housing Authority.

Survivors include, a loving wife Sarah D. Gary; ten children; Stacey Gary, Kimberly (Forrest) Gary, Patricia Hood, Jackie Core, Victoria Finch, Roberta (Reginald) Davis, Diane Hensley, Matthew Finch, Timothy Finch, Isaiah Finch; 18 grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. 

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  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Taylor Funeral Home, Inc.
  • Thursday, May 24, 2018
    My deepest condolences to all for your loss of Robert.All those in the common grave will hear his voice and come back to life.John 5:28,29.
    ~ bj   GA
  • Thursday, May 24, 2018
    I am sorry for your loss. May "the God of all comfort," (2Cor.1:3,4) be with your family now as you deal with the loss. May each passing day get a little easier as life returns to normal. Please take care.
    ~ Nancy   Elkton, MD
  • Thursday, May 24, 2018
    My condolences to the Gary family and friends. It is a painful thing to lose a precious love one in death, regardless of how long they have lived. Even Jesus wept when Lazarus died (John 11:35) and it pains our loving Heavenly Father, too. He did not purpose his human family to grow old and die but purpose us to live and enjoy life. It is still his purpose (Psalms 37:11, 29). He calls death an enemy that will be removed forever (1 Corinthians 15:26; Isaiah 25:8). He promised to awaken our love ones in the memorial tombs from asleep in death__ Hosea 13:14 “From the power of the Grave I will redeem them; from death I will recover them.” He will then reverse the aging process__ Job 33:24,25 “Let his flesh become fresher than in youth; Let him return to the days of his youthful vigor.” What a delight it will be to see them again to enjoy life as our Creator purposed (Psalms 145:16)! Allow these words to keep comforting all of you.
    ~ VScott   GA
  • Friday, May 25, 2018
    To family and friends my deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. Losing a loved one in death is very painful and Almighty God Jehovah (Psalms 83:18, God's name) promises that he will resurrect millions of people who have died. "There is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and unrighteous." Read John 5:28,29 and Acts 24:15. Learn more about Jesus Christ and how he will make God's wonderful promises come true at jw.org. May the God of comfort and tender mercies sustain you during this most difficult time. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4
    ~ E Blair   Americus, GA
  • Sunday, May 27, 2018
    So sorry for your loss. May God comfort the family as you draw close to him during this time of sorrow. James 4:8
    ~ DC
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. May the God of all comfort give you the strength and courage needed to endure during this most difficult time. My deepest sympathy for your family. 1Corinthians 1:3,4
    ~ Kh
  • Saturday, June 02, 2018
    The Pastor, Officers, and Members of the New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Motts, Alabama would like to express our deepest condolences to the family of the late Mr. Robert Gary. We encourage them to look to the hills from whence cometh their help; for to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord!
    ~ Pastor Tommy L. Davis   Opelika, AL
  • Saturday, June 02, 2018
    May God Bless You and family.
    ~ Janice Simpson   Salem, AL
  • Saturday, July 07, 2018
    I am deeply sorry for your loss. I know how hard losing a loved one can be. Prayer is a major healer because God is close to those who are in pain at heart. He hears the prayers of those who cry for help. God hates death just as much as we do and that is why he plans to do something about it in the near future. 1 Corinthians 15:26 reads: "And the last, enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing." God will also resurrect our dead loved ones. Acts 24:15 reads: "And I have hope toward God, which hope these men also look forward to, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous." You and your family are in my prayers. Please accept my sincere condolences. www.jw.org - search resurrection (for comfort that will bring you to your copy of the Bible)
    ~ J G