Robert Anthony Sherlin, 49, of Cleveland, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.
He was born in Cleveland. He was of the Church of God faith. He attended Mount Olive Ministries.
He was a graduate of the class of 1982 of Bradley Central High School. He served in the United States Army and United States Coast Guard. For the past 20 years, he has been director or lead person of Information Systems. He was most recently employed with DeKalb Regional Medical Center in Fort Payne, Ala. He loved the University of Tennessee, music, sports, the water (pool or otherwise), grilling and spending time with family and friends. He was a gentle spirit who was always ready to share a laugh or sound advice if needed.
He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, French and Willie Mae Kinser; his paternal grandparents, Robert and Maude Sherlin; and several other family members.
He is survived by his daughter, his pride and joy, Madison Sherlin; mother, Gladys Sherlin; father, Bob (Boog) Sherlin and wife, Joyce; sister, Beth Rainey and husband, Lee; brother, Jay Ted Sherlin, all of Cleveland; one aggravating niece, Camryn Rainey; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; special friends and family, Tommy, Diane and Kayla Beckler, James, Angie and Taylor Breeden, Brian Key, Jay Musslewhite, Lee Stafford, George Swanson and Jackson Marin; and very special friend, Cindy Marin.
A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at Mount Olive Ministries with Pastor Gary Sears and the Rev. Mervin Sherlin officiating.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Olive prior to the service.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Children’s Ministry at Mount Olive Ministries, 3522 W Harrison Pike, Cleveland, TN 37311.
Grissom Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Sherlin family guest book at www.grissomfh.net.