Robert Columbus Caten, 81, of Chatom died July 6, 2009 at Washington County Infirmary.
He was born April 15, 1928. He had worked for the Alabama State Highway Dept.
Survivors include four sons, Roy Curtis, (Debbie) Caten, Locust Fork, Greg Caten, Roland Clarence Caten, both of Montgomery, Christopher Caten, Millry; three daughters, Linda Ann Caten Garcia, Plantersville, TX, Beverly Caten, Andalusia, Carol Ann Vess, Muscle Shoals; one brother, Brice (Weater) Caten, Chatom; three sisters, Leavine (Ray) Kirby, Chatom, Martice (Larry) Kemp, Spanish Fort, Callie Harrison, Daphne; 11 grandchildren; 11 greatgrandchildren; two greatgreat grandchildren.
The service was July 8 at 2 p.m. at Springbank Baptist Church in Chatom with Rev. Bennett Coker officiating. Burial was in the Springbank Baptist Church Cemetery in Chatom. St. Stephens Funeral Home directed.