Robert Joe Summerlot

Robert Joe Summerlot, 75, of Cloverdale, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016.

Born Jan. 14, 1941 in Clay County, he was the son of Dorothy and Herschel Summerlot.

Bob was a 1959 graduate of Clay City High School.

Bob worked at Allison’s for 41 years.

He attended Amity Baptist Church, Wellspring Christian and Open Hearts Christian Fellowship.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia whom he married on July 22, 1967; children Steve (Jennifer) Summerlot, Mark (Heather) Summerlot, Dan Summerlot, and Karen (Jared); and grandchildren Hayden and Aubree. He is also survived by his brother, Duane; nieces, nephews and several cousins.

Bob served in the National Guard Unit in Brazil, Ind.

Bob was a caring and devoted man who loved his family and his church families. He supported his children in their activities of sports, scouts and youth groups.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15 at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Gideon’s International Bible Society or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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