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Bob Tilley

Bob-TilleyBob Tilley, age 77, of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Monday, December2, 2013 in Ft. Smith.

He was born in Hatfield, Arkansas on March 31, 1936 to the late Burton Gilbert Tilley and the late Mindy Jane Avants Tilley.  He was married to Wanda Davis. Bob was a heavy equipment operator for the Polk County Road Department and was a member of the Full Gospel Church.  Bob was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend and will be greatly missed.

He is survived by wife Wanda Tilley of Hatfield, Arkansas; daughter Peggy Lawson of Clovis, New Mexico; brother George Tilley of Hatfield, Arkansas; grandchildren Katie and Mindy Lawson of Clovis, New Mexico, Jessica Tilley of Hatfield, Arkansas; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Burton and Mindy Tilley; a son Jeff Tilley; and 2 sisters Ellen Parsons and Flossie Waldrop.

Graveside services are Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Lone Valley Cemetery at Hatfield with Brother Ron Tilley and Brother Roy Powell officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.  Visitation will be Tuesday evening, December 3rd from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Ron Maples, Steve Oglesby, James Shufelberger, Bob Brewer, James Payton and Forrest Alston.  Honorary pallbearers will be Wingo Johnson, Don Fretz and Mike Brewer.

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