Ray Pobst

Monday, February 4, 2019
Ray Pobst

Ray Pobst, 94, of Piggott, Ark., passed away January 31, 2019, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

He was born on December 27, 1924, in Pollard, Ark., and was the son of the late Louis Ray and Mary Alice (Kemper) Pobst.

Ray was united in marriage to Patsy Underwood on Oct. 4, 1947, and to this union four children were born.

He was preceded in death by his son, Kevin Louis Pobst; grandson, Chad Dunlap; brother, Roy Pobst; and sister, Ruby Henson.

Ray served in the United States Navy during World War II and was honorably discharged.

Survivors include his wife, Patsy Pobst of Piggott; three daughters, Phyllis Looney and husband Carl of Jonesboro, Teresa Dunlap and husband Gary of Pollard and Sondra Gatewood and husband Terry of Benson, N.C.; grandchildren, Kim Provost and husband Brett of Jonesboro, Chris Gatewood and wife Wendy of Clayton, N.C., Heather Henry and husband William of Clayton, N.C., Ashley Geary and husband Mark of Churchville, Va., and Blair Howell and husband Blaine of Piggott; great grandchildren, Drace Provost, Emma Henry, Matthew Henry, Markham Gatewood and Andrew Gatewood; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, at Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, with Bro. Kevin Murray officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery in Pollard. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday, and continue until the time of the service, at the funeral home.