Obituaries


Obituaries in The Alabama Baptist serve to alert readers of the passing of Alabama Baptist leaders and church staff members.


July 18, 2020

Tucker, longtime pastor of Prattmont Church, Prattville, dies at age 69

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Randall “Randy” Jackson Tucker — pastor of Prattmont Baptist Church, Prattville, for the past 37 ... [READ MORE]

July 17, 2020

Jim Moebes, longtime Mountain Brook pastor, dies at age 78

James D. “Jim” Moebes — senior minister of Mountain Brook Baptist Church for more than 30 years — died July 14. He was 78. A Decatur ... [READ MORE]

July 15, 2020

Barefoot preacher, longtime pastor ‘Bill’ Faircloth dies at age 74

William “Bill” Merrill Faircloth Jr. — pastor of Liberty Baptist Church, Thomasville, for the past 18 years — died July 2. He was 74. ... [READ MORE]

July 15, 2020

‘Pete’ Edwards, longtime pastor of Unity, Marbury, dies at age 61

Anthony “Pete” Keith Edwards — pastor of Unity Baptist Church, Marbury, for the past 23 years — died July 1. He was 61. A native of Bibb ... [READ MORE]

July 5, 2020

In loving memory: Shocco Springs’ George Ricker

George Ricker, director of Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center in Talladega from 1970 to 1989, died July 2. He was 94. Originally from Fackler, ... [READ MORE]

June 17, 2020

Herman ‘Buck’ Cowan, former pastor of Shady Grove, Bessemer, dies at 91

Former Alabama Baptist pastor Herman L. “Buck” Cowan died May 12. He was 91. During his 40 years of ministry, he served as pastor of several ... [READ MORE]