Robert "Bob" Paul Nagy
Robert "Bob" Paul Nagy, 81, of Piggott, Ark., passed away on March 8, 2016, after a recent diagnosis of pancreatic and liver cancer. He was born in Flint, Mich., in 1934, to Julius Nagy, Sr. and Thelma (Szabo) Nagy.
In his younger years, Bob enjoyed playing football, racing motorcycles and racing Corvettes - winning many races in the Flint area and Canada. Bob worked at General Motors (AC) in Flint from 1952 to 1983, and then the family moved to Arkansas.
Bob was married to Peggy Nagy for 26 years and although they were no longer married, a friendship was there for years to come.
Robert is survived by four children, Brian Nagy and wife Teresa, Jim Nagy and Darla, Robyn Nagy and Danny and Sheila Davis and husband Terry, all of Piggott, Ark.
Robert was so proud of his grandchildren, Erin Simpson and husband Nathan of Springdale, Ark., Kelsey Jones and husband Chad of Trumann, Ark., David Blackburn of Little Rock, Colby Blackburn of Piggott, Jarrod Davis and wife Courtney of Corning, Luke Davis of Piggott, Jacob Davis of Piggott and Becka Davis of Piggott.
Great-grandchildren are Ben Simpson and Andrew Simpson of Springdale, Ark. and Marilyn Davis of Corning. He was preceded in death by two great-grandchildren, Michael Carter Wayne Kehrle and Sarah Elaine Davis.
Robert is also survived by a brother, John Nagy of Linden, Mich. and two sisters, Barbara Loomis of Gladwin, Mich. and Carol Lesser of Gaylord, Mich.
Robert was of the Baptist Faith and professed his faith in Christ years ago, therein securing his eternal salvation.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with his son, Brian Nagy officiating. Burial is in New Hope Cemetery in Pollard, Ark. Pallbearers are grandsons, Luke Davis, Jarrod Davis, David Blackburn, Jacob Davis, Nathan Simpson and Chad Jones. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, and will continue until service time at the funeral home.