Robert Applewhite

Published 1:49 pm Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Robert “Robbie” Louis Applewhite, born Aug. 21, 1958, in Bogalusa, passed away on Sunday, June 24, 2018, at his residence in Henleyfield, Miss., at the age of 59.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Glenda Applewhite of Henleyfield; two sons, Ira (Jesse) Applewhite of Henleyfield, and Chad (Sarah) Smith of Pittsboro, N.C.; his father, Louis (Diane) Applewhite of Bogalusa; his mother, Barbara Applewhite of Bogalusa; a sister, Cindy (Kevin) Doell of Rochester, N.Y.; a brother, Brandon Applewhite of Angie; eight grandchildren, Lexi, Levi, and Lainey Applewhite of Henleyfield, and Cody, Morgan, Konnor, Marlee, and Finley Smith of Pittsboro; and also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Joey Applewhite.

Visitation was held at Poole-Ritchie Funeral home on Tuesday, June 26, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Visitation will continue at New Henleyfield Southern Baptist Church in Henleyfield, on Wednesday, June 27, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Justin Anderson and the Rev. Larry Mizell officiating. Interment will follow at First Baptist Church of Henleyfield Cemetery in Henleyfield.

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