Oxford - Funeral services for Mr. Robert Baynes, of Oxford, will be Monday, September 30, 2013, at 9 a.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, in Anniston, with Father Bryan Lowe officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, September 29, 2013, from 5-8 p.m. at Miller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will be Monday, September 30, 2013, at the VA Cemetery in Montevallo. Mr. Baynes died Monday, September 23, 2013. Mr. Baynes was survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Betty Baynes; a daughter, Marcia Baynes Flaherty (Gary); four grandchildren, Brian, Kevin, Lindsay, and Stephen Flaherty; seven great-grandchildren, Thomas, David, Brent, Stephanie, Grant, Elizabeth and Elisa Grace; a sister, Betty Jean, and a brother, Jack Baynes. Mr. Baynes was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Tommy; three brothers and a sister. Mr. Baynes served proudly in the Navy for 25 years. In the Navy he was able to see the world, which he always wanted to do. Once he retired from the Navy, he began working at Bendix in Cape Canaveral where he was on life support with the astronauts. Once he retired there, Mr. Baynes began working at the Post Office in Heflin where he delivered mail. Mr. Baynes worked there for 25 years until he retired at the age of 80. Mr. Baynes had a farm in Abel where he raised cattle for 32 years. He loved baseball and never missed a game that was on TV or never missed an episode of Jeopardy. Mr. Baynes was a loving father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Miller Funeral Home
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Published in The Anniston Star on Sept. 27, 2013