Mr. Robert R. Caswell
Mr. Robert R. Caswell, 75, of Opelika, Alabama, passed away on July 8, 2013. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home 11 a.m. Thursday, July 11 with Pastor Clint Capps and Dr. Rusty Sowell officiating. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the funeral and burial will follow in Garden Hills Cemetery.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Martha Lewis Caswell, parents, Katie Louise Franklin and William A Caswell, and brother, Charles Caswell.
He is survived by his son, Robin V. (Lynda) Caswell; and daughter, Mechelle (Rich) Herrera, both of Opelika; grandchildren, Christopher (Azucena) Sullivan of Mt. Airy, GA, Courtney Moore of Knoxville, TN, Shayne (Kelsey) Caswell of Opelika, Rachel (Thor) Cocchi of Newport News, VA, and Cameron Caswell of Opelika; great-granddaughters, Natalie & Azurah Sullivan; sister, Shirley Hughes of Heflin, AL; and brother, Ira Thomas (Shirley) Caswell of Opelika.
Mr. Caswell had been a resident of Opelika since 1961. He retired from B.F. Goodrich (Uniroyal) Tire Co. in 2009. He was a Deacon and very active in Faith Free Will Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Institute for Cancer Research, P.O. Box 91493, Washington, D.C. 20090-1493, 800-941-2427; www.aicr.org .
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home & Crematory, Opelika, AL; www.jeffcoatrant.com .