Robert Douglas “Brooks” Barron, age 80, of Mena passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in DeQueen, Arkansas.
He was born in Sugarland, Texas on August 29, 1938 to the late Wyman Hubbard Barron and the late Nora Mae Martin Barron. He was married to the love of his life Ann Robertson Barron for 59 amazing years. Brooks was a rancher by profession and heart. He took pleasure in raising cattle, hunting, and deep sea fishing. Brooks also loved dancing with his beautiful Bride. He was a man who loved his family and spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend. He will be dearly missed by all.
He is survived by his wife Ann Barron of Mena, Arkansas. Son Kenneth Marshall Barron and wife Holly of Flower Mound, Texas. Daughter Kelly Ann Barron Craig of Mena, Arkansas. Grandchildren Clint Craig, Dustin Craig and wife Shanda, Paige Craig and their father Dale Craig, David Barron and wife Ashleigh and Michael Barron. Great-Grandchildren Olive Craig, Willow Craig, Blaze Craig, Jolee Craig, Brady Barron and Bennett Barron
Sister Margie Barron Copeland of Sugarland, Texas. Several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Wyman and Nora Barron, brothers Lawrence Barron, Wyman Edward Barron, and Jimmie Clayton Barron and sisters Dorothy Jewell Barron Cullison and Cora Nannette Barron Cannan.
Funeral service will be Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel with Brother Victor Rowell officiating. Interment will follow in the Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Pallbearers will be Clint Craig, Dustin Craig, Paige Craig, David Barron, Coy Cannan and