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Bobby Joe Michael Sr

Bobby Joe Michael


Bobby Joe Michael Sr., 56, of Jacksonville went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, November 7, 2015. Bobby was born on June 18, 1959 to the late Horade and Rosie Lee Michael. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Leroy and Anna Mae Manasco and half-brother, Dickie Young.

Bobby is survived by his wife, Diane Lynn Ferreira Michael; children, Melissa Jane Cobb (Zachary) of Bo Bridge Louisiana, Bobby Joe Michael Jr. (Samantha) of Jacksonville, Amanda Swan (Dennis) of Searcy; grandchildren, Rachel Lynn and Emily Rose Michael, Madison, Jaycee and Conor Swan; his brother, Buddy Michael (Terri) of Cottonwood Arizona; and a host of other family and friends.

Bobby was a pastor for the non-denominational Armor of God Fellowship Church and was a loving husband, father and paw paw.

Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 W. Main Street Jacksonville, Arkansas


  • June Branch Posted November 9, 2015 2:55 PM

    REALLY sweet brother

  • Lisa Ferreira Posted November 9, 2015 4:37 PM

    Love you all very much, Bobby you our in peace and will forever be remembered, I love you, I know I can’t tell you, but I know you can here me.

  • Vernice Miller Posted November 9, 2015 5:32 PM

    Will miss his insight and comments on Facebook. Hope to finally meet him in heaven. Our condolences with those left to carry on his legacy.

  • Krysta Dehnert Posted November 9, 2015 5:44 PM

    Buddy, please accept my deepest condolences for your family’s loss.

  • Lola Cobb Walters Posted November 9, 2015 5:50 PM

    My sister and I send our condolences and will be praying for you. God will comfort you at this time as only He can.

  • Pastor Ellis & Family Fellowship Church Posted November 9, 2015 8:32 PM

    Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord,
    II Peter 1:2

  • Tonya coosenberry Posted November 9, 2015 9:37 PM

    May u ret in peace

  • Rick and Pam Bettis Posted November 9, 2015 11:56 PM

    May God show your family love and compassion during their time of grief. Bro. Bobby rest in peace.

  • CARTI Posted November 11, 2015 11:07 AM

    MIchael family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.
    Your friends at CARTI-NLR

    • Diane Michael Posted November 16, 2015 12:08 PM

      My wonderful husband you gave my wonderful 24 years I miss you so much you are always in my heart love always your wife

  • Samantha Posted November 14, 2015 2:03 PM

    U will be greatly missed. Thank u for being my father in law and grandpa to the girls . we will always love u .my condolences to Mrs Michael , Bobby Jr and Melissa . hugs to u all and prayers . luv u all .

  • Susan Anderson Posted November 28, 2021 11:42 PM

    Bobby’s moms name was Rosie. She’s my mom .sorry I didn’t get to meet you Bobby . I would have loved to meet my brothers you and Dickie. Rip moms up there with you now.

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