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Robert “Bob” Paul Piearcy Sr.

Robert “Bob” Paul Piearcy Sr., age 77, of Mena, died Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at John L. McClellan Memorial Hospital in Little Rock.  He was born on Monday, March 17, 1941 to Philip Anderson and Elsie Lannie Keen Piearcy in Hugo, Oklahoma.

Bob was a Godly man with strong Christian values whose bible and faith guided his life. He attended the Mena Freewill Baptist Church and regularly participated in home bible studies. Bob proudly served two tours in the United States Army during Vietnam as a military police officer. After his enlistment, Bob went on to work for Alltel for 28 years before retiring. Whenever he found time, Bob was an avid golfer. But, nothing was as important to him as his family and Jesus Christ. Bob was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and a great friend who will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Sue Piearcy; two brothers, David Piearcy and Philip Piearcy; and one sister, Cleta Rose.

Bob is survived by his wife, Denise Piearcy of Mena; three sons and daughter in law; Paul and Sheila Piearcy of Hatton, Todd Piearcy of Mena and Jon Tidwell of Wickes; three daughters and sons in law, Paula Suttle of Hatton, Vicki and David Austin of Magnet Cove and Kristi and Jason Tanaka of Magnet Cove;  one brother, Jackie Piearcy of Ola; two sisters, Vernie Jill Smith of Mena, and Geraldine Funderburk of Mena; two sister in laws, Virginia Piearcy of Justin, Texas and Beth Piearcy of Mena; twenty one grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; special friend, Carroll Pettigrew of  Mena; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Wickes Nazarene Church with Brother David Austin, Brother Kerwin Pruitt and Brother Leon McCleskey officiating.  Interment followed in the Daniel Cemetery in Wickes, Arkansas under the direction of Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena. Visitation was Friday, January 11, 2019 from 6-8 P.M. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel.

Pallbearers were Josh Austin, Jake Austin, Philip Piearcy, Tabor Tanaka, Jason Tanaka and Greg Norman.  Honorary Pallbearers will be Randy Sellers, Leon McCleskey, John Roberts, Mike James, Roger Cartwright, Chris Suttle, Clayton Suttle and Miles Strasner.

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