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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Roger C. Gilmore

Vestavia Hills Fire Department

Graveside service for Roger Gilmore, age 55, of Alabaster, will be at 12:45 PM, Saturday, October 17, 2009, in Pinelawn Gardens. Officiating the service will be Chaplain Chip Cousins. Visitation will be Saturday from 10:30 to 12:30 PM at Bolton Funeral Home.

Mr. Gilmore passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2009.

He was a retired Lieutenant of the Vestavia Hills Fire Department where he served for 33 years. Roger was a friend to many and was always ready to lend a helping hand. He enjoyed carpentry, playing his guitar, photography, model railroading, restoring his vintage car and camping.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Thelma Gilmore. He is survived by his wife, Mary Gilmore; brothers, Ronnie (Jan), Richard (Pegi); nieces, Dara, Shelby Jacobs (Jeremy), Heather, Cindy, Claudia; parents-in-law, Clyde and Mary Aycock; his beloved dog, April and a host of other family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shelby County Humane Society or Birmingham Bassett Hound Rescue.

God bless his soul and comfort his family and friends. He will be missed.

Saturday October 17, 2009
From 10:30am - 12:30pm
Bolton Letlow Funeral Home
207 Highway 47 S
Columbiana, AL 35051
(205) 669-3179

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Graveside Service:
Pinelawn Gardens
104 Pitts Drive
Columbiana, AL 35051

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Sunday, October 11, 2009

Support the Birmingham 5

Birmingham Five Legal Defense Fund

The Birmingham Lodge 1 and Jefferson County Lodge 64 are holding a fundraiser for the legal defense fund for the 5 officers involved in the chase that ended in Hoover a few months ago. You can show your support by purchasing a smoked Boston butt. The butts are $30 each and must be ordered by October 19, 2009.

For more information, contact:

Dex Cunningham - (205) 243-0793
Robin Williams - (205) 907-0678
Constance Echols - (205) 747-5467
Otis Luke - (205) 862-3700
Robert Thompson - (205) 937-0882

Orders may be picked up Friday, October 23, 2009 after Noon at Lodge 1

Lodge 1
2988 Winewood Road
Birmingham, AL 35215
(205) 853-6610

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