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Robert "Lloyd" Rich, Jr.[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1924 - 1995


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  • Suffix  Jr. 
    Nickname  Lloyd 
    Born  15 Feb 1924  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  14 Apr 1930  Wildwood Street, Thomasville, Thomas County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1) Robert L. Rich, head, white male age 33, married at 21, born in GA, parents born in GA, president of an auto agency, rents a home for $70, has a radio, is a veteran of WW I
      2) Cecile H. Rich, wife, white female age 28, married at 16, born in GA, father born in GA, mother born in VA
      3) Frances Rich, daughter, white female age 10, born in GA, attended school
      4) R. Lloyd Rich, son, white male age 6, born in GA, attended school
      5) Olive Rich, daughter, white female age 3 3/12, born in GA
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    Obituary  19 Jan 1995  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Post-Searchlight 
    • "Lloyd Rich Jr.: Dec. 15, 1924-Jan. 19, 1995
      Funeral services for Mr. Robert Lloyd Rich Jr., 70, will be held today at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Ken McKenzie and Dr. John S. Bacot Sr. officiating.
      Interment will be in Oak City Cemetery with Lane Rich, Ben Lee, Sam Howell, Ramsay Simmons III, Chuck Lynn and Mike Conger serving as pallbearers.
      Mr. Rich died at his residence Thursday, Jan. 19 after a lengthy illness. He had lived his entire life in Bainbridge.
      As a young man he was an active Boy Scout and advanced to the rank of Eagle Scout. Following his graduation from Bainbridge High School in 1940, he attended The Citadel as a member of the "Class of 1944." After a tour of duty in Egypt during World War II he joined the family business of R. L. Rich Chevrolet Co., later becoming the dealer, a position he held until the sale of the business in 1984.
      During the years he was a member of the Lions Club, Rotary Club, Jaycess, Bainbridge-Decatur County Chamber of Commerce, Bainbridge Country Club, and Hasan Temple of the Shrine. He was a founder and co-president of the first Committee of 100. For 41 years he served as a member of the board of directors of the Citizens Bank and Trust Company, which later became First State Bank and Trust Company, serving as chairman of the board of directors for 10 years and as president for seven years.
      Mr. Rich was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Bainbridge, where he served as a deacon and elder.
      His most recent affiliation was with the Charter House Morning Breakfast Group, where he was a regular member.
      Survivors include his wife, Juliette Lane Rich; two daughters,
      Judy Rich Simpson of Tifton and Sue Rich Smith of Dunwoody; two sons, Robert L. Rich III of Bainbridge and Joseph E. Rich of Atlanta; seven grandchildren, Juliette Simpson Causey of Macon, Elena Simpson of Tifton, Jessica Rich and Robert L. Rich IV, both of Bainbridge, Ashly Smith and Adam Smith of Dunwoody and Hunter Rich of Atlanta; and two sisters, C. Frances Rich Rich of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., and Olive R. Partee of Stone Mountain; and one brother, Jack G. Rich of Tallahassee, Fla.
      Cox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 246-4411."
    Died  19 Jan 1995  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Obituary  21 Jan 1995  , Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    The Atlanta Journal and The Atlanta Constitution 
    • Bainbridge - R. Lloyd Rich Jr. of Bainbridge, former owner of the R.L. Rich Chevrolet Co. and retired president of First State Bank and Trust Co., died Thursday at home. He was 70. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at First Presbyterian Church, with burial in Oak City Cemetery, both in Bainbridge. Staff writer Rodney Ho contributed to this article.
      Bainbridge - R. Lloyd Rich Jr. of Bainbridge, former owner of the R.L. Rich Chevrolet Co. and retired president of First State Bank
    Religion  200 East Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    First Presbyterian Church 
    Buried  21 Jan 1995  Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I292  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  16 Jun 2008 

    Father  Robert "Lloyd" Rich, Sr.,   b. 12 Aug 1896, Pine Hill Road, Lynn, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1976, 1500 East Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Cecil Harrell,   b. 21 Sep 1900, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1993, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  17 Jan 1918  , , Thomas County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Announcement  24 Jan 1918  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Post-Searchlight 
    News Article  31 Jan 1918  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Post-Searchlight 
    News Article  16 Jan 1936  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Post-Searchlight 
    News Article  26 Mar 1942  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Post-Searchlight 
    News Article  21 Jun 1951  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Post-Searchlight 
    News Article  2 Jul 1953  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Post-Searchlight 
    Family ID  F83  Group Sheet

    Family  Juliette Lane,   b. 10 Sep 1925, , Americus, Sumter County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 2005, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Mar 1943  Precinct 1, Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
    Last Modified  28 Dec 2003 
    Family ID  F140  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Feb 1924 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 14 Apr 1930 - Wildwood Street, Thomasville, Thomas County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Mar 1943 - Precinct 1, Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The Post-Searchlight - 19 Jan 1995 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Jan 1995 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The Atlanta Journal and The Atlanta Constitution - 21 Jan 1995 - , Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - First Presbyterian Church - - 200 East Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 21 Jan 1995 - Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S796] Decatur County, Georgia, Will & Probate Proceedings Books, Clerk of Court, (Probate Court, Bainbridge, Georgia), last will and testament of Robert Lloyd Rich, Sr., 16 Jul 1973, filed 7 May 1976, J:185.

    2. [S798] First Presbyterian Church, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, funeral program for Cecil Harrell Rich (1993), Ivey Funeral Home.

    3. [S20] "Social Security Death Index," database, Ancestry.com, Social Security Administration, (www.ancestry.com), entry for R L Rich, 1995, SS no. 255-30-5469, 20 Aug 2007.

    4. [S128] notes from 1968 Rich Family Reunion in Tallahassee, FL, Pete and Jean Rich, (written correspondence with attendees: original papers in possession of Jean Downs Rich Murray).

    5. [S1259] 1930 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Thomas County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), T626, roll 387, Thomasville, enumeration district (ED) 1, sheet 12A, p. 82 (stamped), dwelling 265, family 309, Robert L. Rich household, accessed 16 Jun 2008, 16 Jun 2008.

    6. [S798] First Presbyterian Church, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, Robert Lloyd Rich, Jr. death entry, no. 82, alphabetical index to roll of communicants.

    7. [S1035] "The Atlanta Journal-Constitution [Atlanta, Georgia]", database, stacks.ajc.com, (www.stacks.ajc.com), R. Lloyd Rich, Jr. obituary, news archives, 1985-current; citing section B, page 10.

    8. [S798] First Presbyterian Church, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, Alphabetical Index to Roll of Communicants, entry no. 82 for Robert Lloyd Rich, Rich, 1 May 2007.