Bobby L. Slagle of Y-City, Arkansas passed from this life, Monday, August 24, 2020, in Y-City, Arkansas. Bobby was born December 29, 1938, to Charlie and Lessie Slagle. Bob was 81 years old. Bob was a long time member of Boles Southern Baptist Church.
Bob was a logger in his younger days and farmer in his latter days and spent many days in the woods. It only stands to reason that he had a love for the outdoors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding in his buggy. Bob was a warm and loving person, but he could argue with the best of them. Once a part of his family, always a part of his family. He looked forward to seeing his grandchildren and great grandchildren and making memories to treasure.
Bob leaves behind to cherish his memory, one son, Robert Slagle and wife Tammy of Y-City, Arkansas, one daughter, Glenda Slagle Lennier of Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Papaw will forever remain in the hearts of his grandchildren: Derek Richmond, Chance Slagle and Chelsea Ridenhour as well as his great grandchildren: Carson Slagle, Chloe Slagle, Hadlee Ridenhour, Reed Ridenhour and Pacyn Richmond. Bob is also survived by his siblings: Lou Ella Wright of Y-City, Arkansas, Treva Harberson of Bentonville, Arkansas, Billy Joe Slagle of Boles, Arkansas and forever friend Imogene Frazier of Waldron, Arkansas. Bob will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted including, a host of nieces, nephews, friends, neighbors and love ones dear to his heart.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Lessie Slagle, wife and mother of his children, Shirley Wagner Slagle and his wives Sharon Johnson Slagle and Martha Parker Slagle.
Bob's life celebration will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 29, 2020, at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Pat Ray Biggs officiating. Interment will follow in the Chant Cemetery in Y-City, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.
Bob's pallbearers will be Chance Slagle, Derek Richmond, Wade Ridenhour, Randy Lane, Shawn Lane, and Drake Lane.
Bob's visitation will be Friday, August 28, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the home of Robert and Tammy Slagle, 4776 Hwy 270, Boles, Arkansas.
During these trying and difficult times, we must follow the guidelines we have been given to do our part to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. Since the number of people attending must be limited, per family request we ask that family be allowed to be seated and then extended family and friends may join as seating allows. Family and friends that do attend the service must wear a mask and maintain a social distance of 6 feet apart. For those who would like to attend but are more comfortable remaining in your vehicle, the funeral service will be live streamed.