SHREVEPORT, LA - Funeral services have been delayed for Robert “Bobby” Dearl Remedies, 79.
Mr. Remedies was born on July 16, 1941 and entered rest on July 18, 2020 in Shreveport, LA. Bobby was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Virginia and his son Gregory Darrell Remedies. He is survived by his son Jeffrey and his wife Kimberly, Daughter in law Rachael, and his son Kevin and wife Suzanne. Bobby had seven grandchildren, Maria Suzanne, James Robert, Branden Jeffrey, Ryan Thomas, Colton Emile, Robert Craig, and Tyler Leonard, and nine great-grandchildren, Terance Dayton, Gregorey Blake, Madeline Faith, Christopher Robert, Jacob Lynn, Robert Isiah, Mathew Adam, Gracelyn Noel and Vanessa Leeann.
Bobby was the son of Robert Remedies and Gladys Bebee – oldest of 11 children. He was preceded in death by Betty, Barbara, Dennis and Doug. He is survived by Benny, Billy Jean, Dianne, Danny, Donald Hugh and Doreen.
Mr. Remedies was raised in Zwolle, LA. and graduated from Zwolle High School. Bobby spent much of his life in service to his Shreveport community, St. Mary’s of the Pines Catholic Church, and serving as Grand Knight, Deputy Grand Knight and Program Director for The Knights of Columbus Marian Council 3779. Under Bobby’s leadership, Marian Council won the State Deputy Award as the Number One Council in the State. Additionally, Bobby was appointed District Deputy by Supreme after his four years as Grand Knight. Bobby was then appointed by the State Deputy to serve an additional two years as State Council Activity Director. His brothers shared how Bobby was involved in some way with every fundraiser or community outreach over the past 40 years either as chairman, worker, or coordinator for obtaining volunteers. He will forever be missed by his family, community and brother Knights.
Bobby’s love for the Church and community were second only to his faith and family. He enjoyed conversing with anyone, he knew no stranger. He loved telling the old stories from home with friends and family. Most of all he endeared his grandchildren and spoiled them with all his being. Lord you have a great one in your midst now!
A special thank you goes out to the thoughtful care of the entire Willis-Knighton North staff, especially his nurse Summer; thank you for caring for our loved one.
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