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Bobby Dean Richey

Bobby Dean Richey of Boles, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior, Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in Waldron, Arkansas. Bobby was born September 7, 1939 to Frank Richey and Monty (Pettit) Richey in Scott County, Arkansas. He was 79 years old. Bobby was a member of the Boles Freewill Baptist Church in Boles, Arkansas.

Bobby graduated from high school in New Mexico. Bobby lived in Parks and Dumas Arkansas and also in New Mexico before moving to Boles, Arkansas. He retired from Sears after many working many years as a service technician for televisions and other appliances. Bobby loved to raise a huge garden and enjoyed sharing with friends and neighbors. He was an ordained minister and had served as Moderator of Arkansas District Association.

Bobby leaves behind to cherish his memory, one sister, Robbie and two brothers: Robert and James. Bobby will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted including a host of nieces, nephews, friends and his church family from Boles Freewill Baptist Church.

Bobby is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Monty Richey, 5 sisters: Ethel, Edna, Hazel, Ruby and Doris and one brother, Franklin.

Bobby’s life celebration will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Boles Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Pat Ray Biggs officiating. Interment will follow in Hawkins Cemetery in Parks, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Bobby’s pallbearers will be Larry Boren, Gary House, Dub Rose, Rick Davis, Billy Biggs and Daniel Fielding. Honorary pallbearers will be Mack Rose and Troy House.

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