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“Our thoughts and prayers will remain with the family. May peace be with you and comfort you through this difficult time. Sincerely, Sam & Larry...Read More »
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“Martha and I send our deepest sympathy. We are thinking of you and will have you in our prayers. Fletcher Derrick ”
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“Brad & Marijo, We know that there aren't words which can adequately express the loss of your Dad. However, we believe that you represent the manner...Read More »
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“Brad, My prayers go out to you and Gordon and your whole family during this time of loss. Your dad knew who he believed in and where he was headed...Read More »
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“My heart goes out to you at this time and in the days ahead...know we are thinking about you and your family. Love, Debbie & Mike ”
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Entered into eternal rest on the morning of March 14, 2012, Robert Aldine Nettles, widower of Annie Lu Robbins Nettles. Residence, Charleston, SC. The relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral services in Citadel Square Baptist Church Chapel, Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Bethany Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

Mr. Nettles was born July 31, 1927 in Blackshear, GA, the son of Heber Earl Nettles and Stella Davis Nettles. He was a graduate of High School of Charleston and Brooks Institute of Photography in California. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Citadel Square Baptist Church where he was a former deacon, sunday school teacher and a member of the adult choir. Mr. Nettles retired from the Post and Courier Newspaper as Chief Photographer. He was a member of Charleston Elks Lodge #242.

He is survived by three sons: Robert A. Nettles, Jr. of Charleston, SC, Bradley R. Nettles (Marijo) of Charleston, SC and Gordon C. Nettles (Andee) of Little River, SC; his grandson Brad and his wife Amanda Lee and his granddaughter Amanda; one sister: Ann N. Smith of Charleston, SC. He is predeceased by his son, Blicker E. Nettles.

Memorials may be made to Citadel Square Baptist Church, 328 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403 or to Alzheimers Research & Clinical Program, MUSC, 3900 Core Road, North Charleston, SC 29406.