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Robert Larkin "Bob" Fomby

January 29, 1928 — September 13, 2023

Robert Larkin "Bob" Fomby


Robert Larkin "Bob" Fomby, 95, of Tallassee, Alabama, passed away peacefully at his home on the morning of Wednesday, September 13, 2023. He was born January 29, 1928.

He was a U. S. Air Force veteran of WWII.

Bob is preceded in death by his wife, Gloria McLain Fomby; sisters, Gwendolyn Weldon, Jeanette Dupriest, Hilda Grant and Anita Wilbanks and brother, Wilba Fomby.

He is survived by his daughter, Melanie Barry; sons, Robert Fomby and Jay Fomby (Sue); six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

In his younger days, he enjoyed raising cattle, college football and always a cocktail or two with friends around 5 o'clock.

There will be a memorial service on Sunday, September 24, 2023 at 2 pm at Bethlehem East Baptist Church with Bro. John Sparks officiating.

Expressions of sympathy may be contributions in his memory to VFW Post 4572, 100 Otter Track Rd, Wetumpka, AL 36092 .

Online condolences may be posted at

Linville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Eclectic, Alabama

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Memorial Service

Sunday, September 24, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Bethlehem East Baptist Church

7561 Upper River Rd, Tallassee, AL 36078

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