Bobby Joe Featherston, 1935-2019


ALBA – Memorial services for Bobby Joe Featherston, 84, of Alba, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at Cottonwood Assembly of God. Services are under the direction of the family, with Pastor Otis Lee officiating.

Cremation arrangements are under direction of Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, Alba.

Mr. Featherston passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Alba.

He was born Jan. 20, 1935, in Athens to the late Robert Lafayette and Lela Estelle Hodge Featherston. Bob married Nella Marie Braly on Dec. 12, 1991, in Golden. He served in the Navy during the Korean War and owned The Machine Shop in Golden. Bob worked with his dad in his machine shop and taught his son, Robert, who followed in his footsteps.  

Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Nella Featherston of Alba; daughters, Ginger of Combine and Stacey Brown of Golden; five grandsons; one granddaughter; four great-grandsons; one great-granddaughter; one great-great-grandson; and numerous other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Robert Glen Featherston; and sister, Dorothy Roome.