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HR301 192655-2 By Representatives Drummond, Clarke, Gaston, Wilcox, Williams (JW), Sessions, Buskey and Bracy RFD: First Read: 06-MAR-18 192655-2:n:03/05/2018:AR/ar LSA2018-1208R1 MOURNING THE LOSS AND CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF ROBERT BRAZIER, IV. WHEREAS, Robert "Bob" Brazier, IV, was a true patron, known throughout the City of Mobile, the State of Alabama, and the nation for his work in enhancing the social and community environment of the city, state, and nation; and WHEREAS, Robert "Bob" Brazier, IV, a lifelong resident of Mobile, a hard worker who shared his wisdom and insightful leadership in many positions including Assistant Manager of the Mobile Civic Center, Director of Sales and Marketing for the Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center, and upon being named General Manager in 2000, he exhibited a level of character and outstanding professionalism which resulted in numerous awards and a positive economic impact for the City of Mobile; and WHEREAS, Robert "Bob" Brazier, IV, was a trailblazer in journalism, becoming the first African American news reporter in the Mobile metropolitan area at WKRG-TV 5 and WALA-TV, where he proudly produced fair and balanced community-issued programs that focused on political, civic, and social issues that empowered and enhanced viewers' knowledge; garnering numerous awards for his stellar work; and WHEREAS, Robert "Bob" Brazier, IV, was a devoted civic and community leader who was a member of such boards and affiliations as America's Junior Miss Board, Ronald McDonald House Board, Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation Board, a founder and Executive Board of 100 Black Men of Greater Mobile, City of Mobile Downtown Redevelopment Board, Mobile Jazz Festival Board, Joe Jefferson Playhouse Board, Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce Cruise Task Force Committee, and the Senior Bowl Committee; and WHEREAS, Robert "Bob" Brazier, IV, was a devoted member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, serving faithfully as an usher and an example of a committed Christian husband who was married to his bride, soul mate and best friend, Janice H. Brazier for 57 years; and WHEREAS, Robert "Bob" Brazier, IV, is further survived by his three daughters, Terrilyn B. (Dave) Sweeney, Robin (Paul) Bryant, Kristi (Torrence) Stepteau; grandchildren, Jordyn Lewis, Brazier Bryant, Brocke Stepteau, Paul Bryant, II, and Madison Bryant; brother, Jesse Brazier; and other relatives and friends; and WHEREAS, Robert "Bob" Brazier's untiring devotion to the City of Mobile, State of Alabama, and the nation will be greatly missed; his legacy and mark of excellence will forever be a beacon of hope and a light of inspiration for future generations of leaders, now therefore, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA, That we offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Robert "Bob" Brazier, IV, of Mobile Alabama, and pray that God will bless them and ease their sorrow.