Robert "Pappy" Thomas Ives, 57, departed this life Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. He was born in Watertown, N.Y., and served in the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dawn Marie Ives; and his mother, Doris Johnston. Survivors include his wife, Tina Ives; children, Tiffany Bowman, Danielle Garnica, Elisa Garnica, Brenda Garnica, all of Ringgold; brothers, Larry, Andy, Brayton, all of New York; grandchildren, Trevor, Tadd, Sierra, Hailey, Jordan, Jaxon, Jacob, Leo, Miranda, Julian; several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Navy Honors. Arrangements are by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home, Fort Oglethorpe.