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Obituary: Robert Alvin Pike, 71

Mr. Pike was a member of a large NE Adair County family and of the Columbia church of Christ

Robert Alvin Pike, 71, Columbia, KY, died Thursday, November 20, 2008, at 9:32pmCT at The Medical Center in Bowling Green, KY.

The funeral service is Monday, November 24, at 10:00amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Dean Roach officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4:00pmCT, Sunday, November 23, 2008.

He was a son of he late Elzie and Lola Caldwell Pike and was a member of the Columbia church of Christ.Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Bybee Pike, on June 8, 2001, and by a brother, Randall Pike, and by four grandchildren.He is survived by the following:
  • Three sons: Lonnie and Chuck Pike, both of North Vernon, IN; and Michael Pike, Danville, KY

  • Four daughters Virginia Alley, Ft. Worth, TX; Patricia Barbour, Slater, Iowa; Pamela Miller, Columbia, KY; Barbara Covington, Ft. Worth, TX

  • Three sisters: Geraldine Price, Clarksville, IN; Shirley Isaac, Panama City, FL; and Joyce Cox, Elizabethtown, IN
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
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