Obituary: Robert B. Silvey


Robert B. Silvey, 100, a native of Cullman, AL and a resident of Fairhope, AL, passed away Monday, April 22, 2019.

He served in the U.S. Navy as a LT. in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. He was 1st Officer Military Sea Lift Commander during Vietnam.

Mr. Silvey was preceded in death by his first wife of 46 years, Helen P. Silvey, and his son, Robert Drew Silvey.

He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Joy H. Silvey of Fairhope; daughter, Susan Silvey McIntyre of Camden, AL.; grandchildren, Grace Chesnut Bender and Elizabeth Chesnut Crosswhite, both of Camden, AL; six great grandchildren; other loving relatives and friends.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Cullman City Cemetery in Cullman, AL.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

Obituary is written by Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Home in Fairhope.