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Robert Allen McCaslin

1944 - 2022

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Robert Allen McCaslin

1944 - 2022

McKENZIE - Robert Allen McCaslin of Winter Haven, Florida, formerly of McKenzie, died January 25, 2022. He was 77.

Robert was born on August 11, 1944 in Gibson County, Tenn. and in 2013 Robert moved from McKenzie, Tenn. to Winter Haven Florida.  

He was employed and retired from Milan Ammunitions in Milan, Tenn. and also owned and operated McCaslin’s Auto Sales in McKenzie.

Robert was a member of First Baptist Church of Lucerne Park in Winter Haven and a previous long-time member of Grace Baptist Church in McKenzie, Tenn.

He loved watching his grandchildren play ball, as well as his beloved UT football team and spent many hours enjoying his woodworking.

He was predeceased by his parents, Homer McCaslin and Ruby and Stephen Burrows. He was also predeceased by his first wife, Shelba (Higdon) McCaslin in 2008, They had two sons, Derrick (Sabrina) McCaslin and their children, Zayden and Caley McCaslin, and  Patrick McCaslin and his son, Lute McCaslin, all of McKenzie. He is also survived by his sister, Mary Ruth Harris of Atwood, Tenn.

In 2009, Robert married Wanda (Baty) McCaslin, who had two sons. Predeceased by John Thomas Baty of New Johnsonville, Tenn. in 2012 and survived by John Thomas’ two sons, Robbie Baty and Jackson Baty of New Johnsonville,  J. David (Ruth Ann) Baty and their daughter, Audrey Lee Baty (Warner) Chavez and their son, Lux Chavez of McEwen, Tenn.  J. David’s daughter. Lilly Baty (Billy) Ummel and their son, Billy Lane Ummel of Fort Campbell, Kentucky and J. David’s daughter, Celia Baty McEwen, Tenn.

A memorial service will be held at a future date.