ALABAMA – Judge Bobby Ray Aderholt, father of Congressman Robert Aderholt, died Tuesday at his home in Haleyville after a battle with cancer. Judge Aderholt was 85 years old.
He was a public servant to the people of Alabama, in Winston and Marion Counties for more than 50 years.
Judge Aderholt served in the Winston County Court of Law and Equity from 1962 until 1973. Aderholt was elected circuit judge of the Alabama 25th Judicial Circuit in 1976, which includes all of Winston and Marion Counties.
Judge Aderholt retired in 2007 but continued to serve as a specially appointed judge in cases across Alabama.
Funeral services for Aderholt will be held on Sunday, September 5 at 3 p.m. at Haleyville First Baptist Church, located at 1103 21st Street in Haleyville. The family will receive friends at the church at 1 p.m.
Judge Aderholt will be laid to rest at Winston Memorial Cemetery.