Bobby Aderholt served with integrity as judge

Alabama has a legacy of terrific males who have served as judges in our state.

Alabama has a legacy of terrific males who have served as judges in our state. Not too long ago, Bobby Ray Aderholt of Haleyville, a revered retired circuit choose, passed absent at 85.

He served the community for more than 50 several years. As a decide, he presided about every single situation with integrity and impartiality. He was the circuit decide for the 25th Judicial Circuit for 30 several years, 1977-2007. He was initially elected circuit judge in 1976. He would have continued serving the individuals of Winston and Marion counties if it had been not for an antiquated regulation in Alabama that judges can’t not operate for office immediately after age 70.

When Aderholt initial ran in 1976, he bucked a Democratic tidal wave in the point out and was the only Republican elected in north Alabama that year. Alabama had been overwhelmingly Democratic from the 1870s by 1964 mainly because of the aftermath of the Civil War and Reconstruction.