Bobby B. Fikes passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at the age of 88. Mr. Fikes was born on December 28, 1930 in Walker County, Alabama. He went to Sulligent High School and to Bessemer State Technical College. He retired from Read Steel Products Fabricating farm equipment in 1995, where he was a maintenance supervisor. Mr. Fikes was a member, deacon and men's club member at Forestdale Baptist Church. He was blessed with serving the youth of Sandusky United Methodist Church, where he was a trustee and member of the airstream club. He was a former Marine with active service from 1952-1954 and inactive from 1954-1960.
Mr. Fikes is survived by his wife of 61 years, Maxine Fikes; sisters, Billie Davis, Barbara White and Peggy Rideout and numerous nieces and nephews. A special thank you to Pearlie Bearden and Emma Hughes with St. Vincent's Hospice for their love and compassion.
A Celebration of Life will be on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 11:00 am at the chapel of Crestview Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Buddy Majors officiating. A time of visitation will begin at 10:00 am at the funeral home. Burial will be at Crestview Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the their charity of choice.