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Bobby Marvin Borders

Bobby Marvin Borders age 82 of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Sunday, June 09, 2019 in Hatfield.

Bobby was born on December 18, 1936 in Potter, Arkansas to the late Thomas Christopher Borders and the late Rosa Poindexter. He was married to Nelda J. Hodge Borders on June 27, 1989 in Mena. Bobby proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He worked as a self-employed carpenter for 45 years and at Hatfield Lumber as a security guard.  He enjoyed doing yard work.  He and Nelda were a tag team on fishing, he baited, she caught and cooked, and he ate them! Bobby liked to go to auctions.  Most of all he loved his family and spending time with them.  He will be dearly missed. Bobby was a loving husband, father brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

He is survived by his wife, Nelda Borders of Hatfield, Arkansas; son, Robert L. McGuire, Jr. and wife Tera of Arkadelphia, Arkansas; daughters: Debbie K. Evans of Killen, Alabama, Misty Borders of Killen, Alabama, Charlotte Nault and husband Kevin of Ink, Arkansas, Tammy Strothers and husband Perry of Hatfield, Arkansas, Debbie Martin of Killen, Alabama, Tracey Martin of Killen, Alabama; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers:  Burt Borders and wife Kay of Northern Arkansas, Denver Borders and wife Terri of Arizona; sisters:   Lavora McLellan of Hatfield, Arkansas, Lanor Cowen of Arizona; and numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Rosa Borders. sisters May Betty and Patsy Powell, brothers Guy Borders, Claude Borders and Granvil Borders.

Funeral service will be Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Beasley-Wood Chapel. Interment will follow in the Gann Cemetery with Brother Norman Ward officiating under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Nault, Robert McGuire, Jr., Scotty Cusher, Bobby Evans, Perry Strothers, and Matt Martin.

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