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Robert Kenneth “Fatboy” Gaines, Sr.

September 5, 1963 ~ February 14, 2024 (age 60) 60 Years Old

Robert Gaines, Sr. Obituary

ROBERT KENNETH GAINES WAS BORN SEPTEMBER 5, 1963 TO THE LATE ROBERT GAINES AND MINNIE GAINES IN FT. LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, HE DEPARTED HIS LIFE FEBRUARY 14, 2024 AT WAYNE GENERAL HOSPITAL.

HE ACCEPTED CHRIST AT AN EARLY AGE AT SANDFIELD MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH.

”FATBOY” WAS VERY HUMBLE AND DOWN TO EARTH. ME LOVED TO SPEND TIME WITH HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS. HE ALSO LOVED FOOTBALL AND HIS FAVORITE TEAM WAS THE NFL BUFFALO BILLS. HE WORKED AT AMICK FARMS WHERE HE WAS VERY WELL KNOWN AND ADMIRED BY MANY OF HIS COWORKERS. AT AMICK FARMS HIS COWORKERS WILL ALWAYS CHERISH HIS PERSONALITY AND HOW SERIOUSLY HE TOOK HAVING HIS OWN SECTION AT WORK. THE MEMORIES OF HIS GREAT PERSONALITY AND FUN WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED.

HE WAS PRECEDED  IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS ROBERT AND MINNIE GAINES, AND A NEPHEW TRE LOFTON, ALL OF WAYNESBORO, MS.

HE LEAVES TO CHERISH HIS LOVING MEMORIES, A FIANCÉ LATASHA HIGGINS, A DAUGHTER RAKEYA CARTER, THREE SONS:  XAVIER HIGGINS, ROBERT GAINES JR., AND NICHOLAS GANDY, ALL OF WAYNESBORO, MS, ONE ADOPTED DAUGHTER KADAIJAH RICH; SIX BROTHERS: WILLIAM D. GAINES, KELVIN L. GAINES,  BOBBY S. GAINES, TERRY GAINES ALL OF WAYNESBORO, MS, AND RODNEY B. GAINES OF SPRINGHILL, TENNESSE;  THREE SISTERS: IRIS D. GAINES AND INETTA HUNDLEY OF WAYNESBORO, MS, AND GLENDA (ED) SMITH OF FT. LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, THREE GRANDCHILDREN: BRENLEIGH GANDY, RHY MCDOUGLE, AND TY'NIA FOSTER ALL OF WAYNESBORO, MS, TWO AUNTS:  MABLE HUNDLEY AND DELOSIE RAMEY OF WAYNESBORO, MS, A GOD SISTER SHUNDA JAMES OF WAYNESBORO, MS, A SPECIAL FRIEND DELYNN EVERETT, A HOST OF NIECES, NEPHEWS, RELATIVES, AND FRIENDS.

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. -Psalm 23:4

Funeral services will be held Friday, February 23, 2024 at 3:00 PM at Sandfield Baptist Church, with Rev. Ennis Rankin as the eulogist. Interment followed at the church cemetery. 
 

There will be a viewing period Thursday, February 22, 2024 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Turner Funeral Home. 

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Visitation
Thursday
February 22, 2024

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Turner Funeral Home
402 South Spring Street
Waynesboro, MS 39367

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