Mr. Robert Elwood Straley, age 60, of Vidalia, died Saturday, February 27, 2021, at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness. He was a native of Chatham County, moved to Toombs County in 1973, and was a 1978 graduate of Lyons Senior High School. He worked at Piggly Wiggly several years, was a beekeeper for Lee Simmons, and more recently worked with Ralph Evans. He enjoyed sports, especially golf. He is preceded in death by his father, Elwood Howard Straley.
Survivors include his mother, Annie Powell Sisson of Vidalia; one sister, Vicky Straley of Statesboro; one brother, Howard Straley of Vidalia; daughter, Beth Sapp of Lyons; five grandchildren, Marcus Trull, Austin Holcombe, Dalton Holcombe, Lilianna Sapp, and Ryker Campbell; and extended family, Olivia Holcombe Von Sapp.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday afternoon from 2:00 until just prior to the service.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 3rd at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Wiggins officiating.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to the Community Hospice Foundation, P.O. Box 2277, Vidalia, GA 30474.
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