Robert Lee Couch, 81, of Demopolis, died Dec. 11, 2016 at DCH in Tuscaloosa, Al. He was born Feb. 26, 1935 in Perry County to the late Robert B. and Ethel Ballard Couch.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a newborn son Brandon Couch, a newborn daughter Faith Ann Couch, a daughter Ira Averett and a sister Martha Massey.
He is survived by his wife Ira Anita Elliott Couch; first wife and mother of his children Barbara P. Moring; daughters Peggy Iverson (Phil) of Gallion, Tammy Kershaw (Peter) of Katy, TX, Kenna Compton (John) of Demopolis, Margie Belcher (Lee) of Demopolis, Helen Locke of Demopolis, Fay Noland (Truman) of Sweet Water, and Linda Etheredge (Doug) of Jefferson; sons Jeff Couch (Donna) of Demopolis, Gus Couch (Claudia) of Santa Cruz, Bolivia, Nick Couch of Slidell, LA, Jerry Couch (Annette) of Marrero, LA, and Lewis Compton, Jr of Demopolis; sisters Myrtle Dunn (Harold) of Demopolis, Ethel Walker (James) of Demopolis, and Dorothy Whitfield of Prattville; son in law, Donald Averett; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren who he loved dearly. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 12:00 Noon at Demopolis Memorial Gardens with Billy Boggs and Reverend Tony Antonelli officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis Chapel directing. The family will receive friends before the service at the funeral home from 10:00 to 11:30.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Couch, Lane Averette, Michael Couch, JB Warren, Paul Warren and Hunter Compton.
Honorary pallbearers will be sons, son in laws, stepsons and grandsons.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideons International POB 140800 Nashville, Tn., 37214 or toll free 1-866-382-4253.
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