December 10, 1955 - December 31, 2019
Robert Flowers Jr., also known as Luke and Strawhind, was born on December 10, 1955 in Gunnison, Mississippi to the late Robert Sr. and Elvirra Flowers. He was the third child born to Elvirra Flowers. Robert attended Broad Street High School in Shelby, MS where he was an active player of the football team. He worked in the field as a cotton picker for years while living in MS with his mother and six siblings. Robert moved to Chicago, Illinois in 1979, where he became employed as a security guard. Later he was employed at Country Delight Dairy as a Truck Loader. In 1980, he met the apple of his eye, Olivia Hodges. He later took her hand in holy matrimony, unto this union one child was born. He like to play cards, barbecue, go fishing, make hot tamales and spend time with his grandchildren. Robert was baptized and became a member of New True Love Missionary Baptist Church on December 7, 2003, under the late Alford Williams Sr. where he served as a faithful Usher. He later was ordained as a Deacon under the leadership of Pastor Anthony R. Stepney III until his death. Robert took his wings on December 29, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters Marie Dinkins, Elvirra Jackson, Estella Flowers, and Tina Flowers, and one brother John Flowers Robert leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife Olivia Flowers; six children Marchalle Barksdale, Robert (Shuntae) McAfee, Robin Flowers, Patrick Osborne, Raven Flowers, and Kent (Hillary) Jones; 12 grandchildren Zion, Railey, Ranijah, Kent Jr., Bliss, Dejah, Aniya, Eboneke, Young, Devante, Javaris, and Eliana; three great grandchildren Kevon, Michael, and Neveah; two God children Jahmyra and Jamonte; one brother Freddie Rushing; two sisters-in-law Linda Bates and Joi Flowers; three brothers-in-law Michael Hodges, Edward (Margarita) Hodges, and Frank Brown; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Robert Flowers Jr., also known as Luke and Strawhind, was born on December 10, 1955 in Gunnison, Mississippi to the late Robert Sr. and Elvirra Flowers. He was the third child born to Elvirra Flowers. Robert attended Broad Street High School... View Obituary & Service Information
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