Robert Powell

Robert L. "Bobby" Powell

November 23, 1935 - November 25, 2019
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Robert L. “Bobby” Powell, 84, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on November 25, 2019.
He was born November 23, 1935, in Gethsemane, to Herley and Ada Martin Powell.
He received his education and graduated from Pine Bluff High School.
Bobby served in the United States Army Reserves.
He enjoyed motorcycles, drag racing and collecting model cars.
He retired from Union Pacific Railroad after 40 plus years as a Yardman.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sue White Powell and his parents.
Survivors include a daughter, T. K. Faulkner (Shane) of Pine Bluff; a granddaughter, “Sam”; an Uncle, Jay Martin (Jean) of Cleburne, Texas; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be Tuesday, 5 to 7 p.m. at Robinson’s.
Graveside service by Ralph Robinson & Son will be Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at 2 p.m., in Oak Grove Cemetery at Yorktown with Reverend Leon Jones, Sr. officiating.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2222 Cottondale Lane, Suite 310, Little Rock, AR 72202.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, November 26, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Tuesday, November 26, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors
    807 Cherry Street
    PINE BLUFF, AR 71601
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  • Service

    Wednesday, November 27, 2019 |
    Wednesday, November 27, 2019
    Oak Grove Cemetery - Yorktown
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  • Interment

    Oak Grove Cemetery - Yorktown
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jim varnell

Posted at 09:18pm
Bobby was a fine man at work and othe3rwise. He was one of the first foreman I had the pleasure of working with at Cotton Belt railroad. Fun to be around and always had a story.
May God comfort the family during this time of need and into the future.

Lynn Bond

Posted at 02:01pm
TK, The heartache of losing a Dad is immense especially when you were a Daddy's girl. I have so many fond memories of your parents and being loved by them. Praying for you and your family. Love you ❤️

Liz Knight

Posted at 01:18pm
Will always remember our fishing trips and card games all the fun with Bobby and Sue is a memory I will hold in my heart forever.

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Posted at 10:08am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Dianne Robinson

Posted at 01:33am
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time.
Dianne Robinson and family

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