Cecil Raymond Bland


Cecil Raymond Bland, 79, of Remlap, Ala., passed away Friday, May 3, 2019.

He was born in Walker County on March 6, 1940, to the late Cecil and Hazel Bland.

Raymond was preceded in death by a sister, Ruby Phillips, and three brothers, Doyle Bland, Burvel Bland, and Kenneth Bland. 

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 55 years, Marie Bland; two daughters, Gina (Robbie) Roberts and Jennifer (Brad) Holden; four grandchildren, Emily Roberts, Natalie Roberts, Claire Holden, and Harrison Holden; three sisters, Marie Sandlin, Carolyn (Nelson) Speigle and Gene (Jim) Cantley.

A visitation was be held at Ridout’s Trussville Chapel Monday, May 6, 2019, from 6 until 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at First Baptist Church Remlap today, May 7, 2019, at 2 p.m., with visitation beginning at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Remlap United Methodist Cemetery.

Ridout's Trussville Chapel, Birmingham; 205-655-2173