Robert Lee "Bob" Davis

Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Bob Davis

Robert Lee "Bob" Davis, 87, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Piggott, Ark., passed away December 20, 2017, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

He was born on January 13, 1930, in Desha, Ark., and was the son of the late Sidney Wayne and Lela (Varnell) Davis.

He was united in marriage to Martena Belle (Lawrence) Davis on Jan. 1, 1955, and she preceded him in death on December 8, 2017, after 62 years of marriage. His brother, Wayne Davis, also preceded him in death.

Bob was a retired farmer.

His daughter, Patricia Davis of Jonesboro, Ark., survives.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 23, at the First United Methodist Church, in Piggott, with John Hiegel officiating. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery in Pollard, Ark. Pallbearers were Steve Lambert, Mike Lambert, Johnnie Lambert, Pharis Edwards and Tim Holland, with Richard Forrest and Brenda Forrest serving as honorary pallbearers. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, was in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Friday evening at the funeral home.