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 Rodie 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 www.anaturalstatefuneralservice.com