Robert "Mitchie" Wescovich of Irvington, AL, born in Coden on May 18, 1949, went home to be with his Lord on July 7th, 2021.
Mitchie was among the kindest and gentlest of men. He loved fishing, gardening, story-telling and most of all spending time with family. He leaves behind a legacy of loyalty, hard work and love and will be missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Edward Carl Wescovich and Marguerite Bosarge Wescovich; his brother, Charles (Brenda) Wescovich; his son, Steven Michael Degerstrom, Sr.; and his great-granddaughter, Reagan Elizabeth Jackson.
Mitchie is survived by his wife of 44 years, Anita Collier Wescovich; his children: Molly (Ken) Laurendine, Mandy (Jayme) Jackson, Bobby (Roseann) Wescovich, Jr., Glen (Cunille) Wescovich, and Edward (Mandy) Wescovich; his daugther-in-law, Daphne Silver-Degerstrom-Ferrouillat; his sister, Kathleen (Gary) Lamey; eighteen grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; and many, many friends, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Services will take place at Bellingrath Road Baptist Church in Theodore, AL. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 15th, beginning at 5 PM and on Friday, July 16th, from 10 AM until 11 AM. The funeral service will be held on Friday, July 16th, at 11 AM. Interment will follow the funeral at Dauphin Island Cemetery (820 Chaumont Avenue, Dauphin Island, AL).
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