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Bobby Gene Suggs


Bobby Gene Suggs

Bobby Gene Suggs, loving husband and father, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 19, 2024.

Bobby was born in Rossville, Georgia on June 9, 1931 and was the longest serving member of South Rossville Baptist Church. He said he had been a member since before he was born. He was a 1948 graduate of Rossville High School. He was in his 42NL In the air as a paratrooper when he met his wife, Eva Catherine Suggs. They were married for 70 years and had two children, Gregory Stephen Suggs and Robert Michael Suggs.

He worked in Trenton, Georgia, with his father at Standard Oil Company and started his own company Suggs Propane Gas Company in 1960 when he was 29 years old. His company still exists after sixty years. He is known and loved by many in the community.

He enjoyed Tennessee Walking Horses and bird hunting with his friends. He also loved his own farm and running his tractor and equipment. Most of all, he loved his family.

He is survived by his wife Cathy Suggs, sons Greg Suggs and Rob Suggs (Kim Suggs). His grandchildren Ethan Suggs, Samantha Smith, Lisa Parker and Chris Suggs. Great-grandchildren, Saylor, Chloe, (soon to arrive) Ella, Layla and Luke.

Condolences may be shared at www.lane-southcrestchapel.com

A funeral service with family and close friends will be held at Lakewood Memory Gardens South on Wednesday, April 24, at 1 p.m.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

All arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, Rossville, Ga.

Bobby Gene Suggs


Bobby Gene Suggs