In Loving Memory

Robert E. Bedford “Reb”

August 18, 1974 - September 17, 2019

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Robert Edward Bedford, affectionately known as “Reb” and/or “Rob”, was born to Betty Hall Bedford and Roger H. Bedford, Sr. on August 18, 1974, in Russellville, Franklin County, Alabama, where he lived until moving to Baldwin County in 1990.  He passed into Heaven on September 17, 2019 at his home in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Robert graduated high school at Bayside Academy in Daphne, Alabama.  He attended the University of Mobile, and Faulkner State Community College.

He is preceded in death by his father, Roger H. Bedford, Sr. on April 10, 2019.  Also predeceasing him are his maternal grandparents, Willie Mae and Robert Smith; paternal grandparents, Helen Rogers Bedford and Whyte Bedford; a special great-aunt, Virginia Rogers; and very special niece, Tiffany Mitchell.

Along with his mother, Betty Hall Bedford, he is survived by his brothers, Ronald Daryle (Kim) Steele, John Lawson (Julia) Bedford, Roger (Maudie) Bedford, Jr.; sisters, Lisa Steele (Chris) Murr and Helen (Bill, deceased) Roberson; nieces, nephews, great nephews, one great niece; as well as a host of friends that come from his loving heart and caring spirit.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made in his memory to Oyster Bay Baptist Church, 4280 Plash Road, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, where he was a member, or to your favorite charity.

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com.

10 Comments

  1. Ann Vautrin

    So sorry to here about this. Prayers for you Betty and to your family. May God comfort you and help you find peace during this time.

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  2. Linda Center

    So sorry to hear about Rob passing. I’m praying strength for his family.

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  3. Lisa Murr

    I love you baby brother! I can’t believe you left me! I’m taking care of Mom.
    I’m so glad Dad is there to referee the fights between you and Tiffany! Gosh this earth will never be the same, but I know Heaven is gorgeous! Hug my baby girl and dad, til I can get there and do it myself! Love you so!!!

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  4. Paula

    I can’t believe that you are gone Superman. I will miss you so much and I hope you realize just how much you are loved. You are not only my best friend but the only one I could come to when I needed someone to talk to about everything. I love you too the moon and back always and forever 💔😭😭😭 until we meet again Bama boy, Always and forever.

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  5. Felicia

    I am so sorry for your loss. I will forever remember Rob as the cute kid who was growing into a sweet young man when I left our hometown of Russellville. You are all in my prayers. Sending waves of love. May his memory be a blessing.

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    • Pat Siano

      We have lost a loving tender soul and heaven has gained another guardian angel for all of us who knew and loved him.

      My sincerest condolences to the entire family.

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  6. Melissa Daniel

    I am so sorry for your loss Ms. Betty. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

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  7. Geraldine Moyer

    Bless this family there loss is heartbreaking

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  8. Marion Richardson

    My heart goes out to his family, friends and all us that loved him. Rob was the sweetest soul to walk this earth. He made an impression on every person he met. My heart aches for his mother. Please know if yall need anything we are just a phone call away. Fly high Rob, Fly high. God just got an special angel.

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  9. WAYNE HALL

    BETTY SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT ROBERT PASSING. AND LOVE YOU. KNOW WE ARE PRAYING FOR YOU. PROVERBS 3- 5 & 6.

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