Bobby Ray Ables
January 24, 1955 -
October 1, 2020

Visitation

October 11, 2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Service 

October 11, 2020
3:00 PM

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Mr. Bobby Ray Ables, age 65 of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 3 PM on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Tommy Graham, Richard McFerrin, and Eddie Ables officiating. Burial will follow in Prospect Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 1 PM until 3 PM on Sunday at Higgins Funeral Home.

Bobby was born on January 24, 1955 in Lincoln County, TN to the late James W. and Mable Pauline Crabtree Ables. He was a 1973 graduate of Central High School, and Class Officer in his Junior and Senior year. Bobby played football all four years of high school and was on the 1971 Championship Mid-State Bowl Team. Mr. Ables worked for Bobby Webb Concrete Construction in Murfreesboro, TN, and was of the Baptist Faith. He was a huge Bear Bryant and Alabama Football Fan. Everyone is encouraged to wear Crimson Red to his service. He will be dearly missed by his special friends at Floyd’s Place.

Survivors include his brother, James Edward “Eddie” (Lea) Ables of Columbia, TN; nephew, Zach (Liz) Vernon and their children, Stella and Brooks Vernon; and niece, Ashley (Colin) Brady and their children, Jordan, Jessica, Taryn, and Teagan Brady. In addition to his parents, Bobby was preceded in death by his nephew, Justin Edward Ables.

Jacks Ables, Chris Ables, Zach Vernon, Colin Brady, Danny Harrison and John Hoagland will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be friends from Floyd’s Place.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Bobby Ray Ables.

Video Services

11 Comments

  1. Karen Pippin

    A great loss of a great person , and ole friend . With deepest regards Karen

    Reply
  2. Greg andrews

    See you soon my friend.save me a spot up there!

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  3. Mike Moyers

    Eddie S0 sorry Will always remember our good times when we were kids

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  4. Joan Ables

    Eddie and family, my heart and prayers are with you during your loss. Lonnie and I always enjoyed Bobby’s humor and love of life.

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  5. Sandra Carter

    Bobby and Razoo were good friends now they can be together again with Terrell
    The 3 were so close. I also loved Bobby he was a gentle giant and ways a gentleman

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  6. Rex Walker

    Eddie, our prayers go up for you and the family during this time of loss. May you find peace in God’s love.

    Reply
  7. James Laster

    R.I.P. Bobby

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  8. Dennis GLENN Thurman

    I’m sorry for your loss Eddie and
    Lea . I know he had to be special, God BLESS and keep you.

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  9. Steve and Gayle and family

    Eddie and family ….We are all thinking of you guys and sending our love and prayers. A very hard time but he was a very loved person.♥️

    Reply
  10. Pat Miller

    A kind, gentle, and fun loving man that will be missed by all that knew him.

    Reply
  11. Rickey Honey

    Sorry for loss! And from an Auburn fan Roll Tide my friend!

    Reply

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11 Comments

  1. Karen Pippin

    A great loss of a great person , and ole friend . With deepest regards Karen

    Reply
  2. Greg andrews

    See you soon my friend.save me a spot up there!

    Reply
  3. Mike Moyers

    Eddie S0 sorry Will always remember our good times when we were kids

    Reply
  4. Joan Ables

    Eddie and family, my heart and prayers are with you during your loss. Lonnie and I always enjoyed Bobby’s humor and love of life.

    Reply
  5. Sandra Carter

    Bobby and Razoo were good friends now they can be together again with Terrell
    The 3 were so close. I also loved Bobby he was a gentle giant and ways a gentleman

    Reply
  6. Rex Walker

    Eddie, our prayers go up for you and the family during this time of loss. May you find peace in God’s love.

    Reply
  7. James Laster

    R.I.P. Bobby

    Reply
  8. Dennis GLENN Thurman

    I’m sorry for your loss Eddie and
    Lea . I know he had to be special, God BLESS and keep you.

    Reply
  9. Steve and Gayle and family

    Eddie and family ….We are all thinking of you guys and sending our love and prayers. A very hard time but he was a very loved person.♥️

    Reply
  10. Pat Miller

    A kind, gentle, and fun loving man that will be missed by all that knew him.

    Reply
  11. Rickey Honey

    Sorry for loss! And from an Auburn fan Roll Tide my friend!

    Reply

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