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Bobby James Keathley, 66

Bobby James Keathley, 66, passed away May 29, 2021 in Jacksonville, AR. He was born October 4, 1954 in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late Elbert Keathley and Ruth Byrd Holmes.

He is preceded in death by his parents; 4 sisters Sybil Armstrong, Shirley Young, Terry Ramirez, and Tangą Myers; and 2 brothers Buddy and Ronnie Keathley.

He is survived by his son, Kevin Keathley; his sisters, Katrina Simpson, Nyanna Bonham, Lenora Wiggins, Patsy Grammer, Tiny Davis and Doris Cecil; a special nephew July James Simpson and niece Kimberly Chapman; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be Friday, June 4, 2021 at 10am at A Natural State Funeral Service. Funeral service will follow at 11am and officiant will be Rev. Ed (JR) Hill. Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery in Bigelow, Arkansas in Perry County.

Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400


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  • Terry Darlene Yates Rogers Posted June 10, 2021 12:02 AM

    He will be missed

  • Brandi L Bridges Posted June 11, 2021 11:18 PM

    Hate to see this, he was a good friend to me

  • Jerry E Kirsch Jr Posted September 3, 2023 6:33 PM

    Looks like Gabe was his best friend other than Ronald. He is the only Uncle I grew up around.

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