Bearden, Robert Earl (Trion)

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Robert Earl Bearden, Sr., age 62, of Trion, Georgia, and formerly of Tunnel Hill, passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017 at his residence.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Alice Bearden; and brothers, Gary and Eddie Bearden.

Mr. Bearden was a member of Ridgedale Unity Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Jane Bearden of the residence; daughter and son-in-law, Heather and Andrew Volz of Ringgold; sons and a daughter-in-law, Robbie Bearden of Chickamauga, Jason and Allie Rich of Dalton and Eric Rich of Dalton; brothers and sisters-in-law, Danny and Aline Bearden of Tunnel Hill, Jimmie and Wanda Bearden of Menlo, Ga., Oliver and Marcella Bearden of Pensacola, Fl.; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Roy and Martha Padgett, Mary and Bill Crain, Betty and Lester Broadrick, Phyllis Ellis and Mark and James Padgett; special grandson and paw paw’s little man, Gabriel Rich and Xander Rich; special granddaughter, Macy Rich and Alex Silvey and five other grandkids; nieces and nephews also survive.

The funeral service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 22, at 11 a.m. at the Rocky Face Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Gregg Hunter and Rev. Matthew Evans officiating.

Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in Henegar, Al. Serving as pallbearers will be: Danny Bearden, Jimmie Bearden, Oliver Bearden, Roy Padgett, Mark Padgett and Kenneth McClure.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5-9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Society.

You may leave the family a message or light a memorial candle on the tribute wall at

Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Westside Chapel, Rocky Face. For more information, call 706-272-9777.

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