Robert Lamar (Bob) Angel, 89, of Cave Spring, died Monday morning, June 6, 2022 at his residence following a short illness.
Mr. Angel was born in Cave Spring (Haney) November 6, 1932, the youngest born to the late John Walter Angel, Sr. and the late Ollie Golightly Angel. He was a graduate of the Cave Spring High School and was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force, having served from 1952 until 1956. Having started farming with is father at an early age, Mr. Angel farmed all of his life, raising cattle and various row crops through the years. He became a member of the Red Angus Association May 1, 1965.
Mr. Angel joined the Rehoboth Baptist Church in 1956, where he later served as the Sunday School Director and was ordained as a deacon February 29, 1976. He was a member of the Mackey Masonic Lodge #120 F. & A.M. for over go years. Mr. Angel helped form the Bank of Cave Spring and served on the Board of Directors of it and later the United Community Bank from 1981 until 2004. He also was elected to the Floyd County Board of Education, serving from 1980 until 1984.
Mr. Angel was married to the former Bettye Wilson on February 21, 1953, and was preceded in death by her July 1, 2000. Besides his parents and his first wife, Mr. Angel was also preceded in death by his siblings, infant twins Ray and Roy Angel, infant Ellen Angel, Mrs. Mildred Angel Shaw, Mrs. Ruby Angel Jones, Mrs. Mary Angel Shaw, J. W. (Bill) Angel, Jr., Sam Russell, and Mrs. Lillian Russell Niemeir.
Survivors include his wife, Marti Wells Kay, to whom he was married August 1, 2002; his son, Kent Angel (Bobbi) of Clinton, Mississippi; and his daughter Mrs. Kaye Dyer (Kent) of Cave Spring. Three grandchildren, Adam Dyer, Erin Dyer Brooks, and Jessica Angel, and five great-grandsons, Ben Dyer, Bo Dyer, Kyle Dyer, Brenton Brooks and Grayson Brooks also survive.
Private interment services for Mr. Angel were held Thursday morning, June 9, 2022 in the family lot of the Rehoboth Community Cemetery at 11:00 A. M. with Rev. Jarrod Kinsey officiating.
A Celebration of Life service for Mr. Angel was held Sunday afternoon, June 26, 2022, at 3:00 P.M. at the Rehoboth Baptist Church with his pastor, Rev. Dale Byars officiating. The Honor Guard of the Shanklin-Attaway Post 5 of the American Legion presented Military Honors, and the Mackey Masonic Lodge #120 F. & A.M. will had charge of the final rites.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be sent to the Rehoboth Community Cemetery, c/o 2445 Gadsden Road, Cave Spring, Georgia 30124.
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