He was born September 22, 1934 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Z.N. Dobbs and Lola Cole Dobbs. Roy was married to Elizabeth Hammond and served his country in the United States Air Force. He also was a mill worker for U.S. Lumber and worked at U.S. Motors for many years. He was a loving and kind husband, father, grandfather, step-grandfather, step great-grandfather and friend to all who knew him. He will be dearly missed.
He is survived by wife Elizabeth Dobbs of the home; sons Roy Dewayne Dobbs of Hatfield, Arkansas, Jason Cordell Dobbs of Hatfield, Arkansas; daughters Catherine Fairless and husband Cecil of Hatfield, Arkansas, Rachel Roberts and husband Jerry of Mena, Arkansas, Kristina Dobbs of Hatfield, Arkansas, Deborah Brady and husband Brent of Pottsville, Arkansas; grandchildren Jessica Tilley, Heather Roberts, Coy Roberts, and Mark Roberts; 3 step-grandchildren; 4 step-great grandchildren; and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Z.N. and Lola Dobbs; a son-in-law Jeff Tilley; and four brothers.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Beasley Wood Chapel with Brother Brett Lee officiating. Interment will follow in the Gann Cemetery in Potter under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday evening, July 22nd from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Brent Brady, Jerry Roberts, Cecil Fairless, Jerry C. Roberts, Mark Roberts and James Ryan.