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Robert “Bobby” Eugene Gubanski SR, age 86

Robert (Bobby) Eugene Gubanski Sr, 86 of Conway went to be with the LORD on February 12, 2022. Born February 20, 1935 the second son to the late Adam & Bertha Gubanski. 


Bobby was proceeded in death by his parents, Adam & Bertha (Jackson) Gubanski, one sister, Carolyn Bolton & two daughters, Amy Lorine Gubanski & Frances Kay Bradley.

Bobby grew up in the Marche/Crystal Hill areas of North Little Rock. He went to school at Oak Grove & eventually took a job driving the school bus. He was drafted into the Army & was sent to Germany where he served as an auto mechanic from 1957-1958. After returning home he served in the Army reserve until he received his honorable discharge. He owned & operated his own trash service in the Little Rock area until he retired in 1995. He was a devoted Christian who read his Bible daily. He also enjoyed being outside working in his yard. In his later years he enjoyed working word search puzzles & playing checkers with his great grandkids. 


He is survived by one son, Robert E. Gubanski Jr of Clarksville, AR & two daughters, Karen Nichols & Cheryl Gubanski both of Conway. As well as 11 grandchildren & 21 great grandchildren. He was married for many years to Mary Langrell of North Little Rock. They have remained very close friends. 

Bobby is also survived by brothers Adam (Sonny) Gubanski of North Little Rock, James Gubanski of Anthony, New Mexico & Victor Gubanski of Maumelle, sisters Margaret Howell of Morrilton, Betty Roberts of Jacksonville, Marylou Burcham of North Little Rock, Barbara Howell of Hensley & Paula Fowler of Cabot along with numerous nieces & nephews. 

Visitation will be Saturday February 19, 2022 at 10:00 AM with a funeral services to follow at 11:00 AM and will be at A Natural State Funeral Home in Jacksonville officiated by Wesley Howell. Graveside service will follow at New Liberty Cemetery in Conway. 

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

To view a tribute slide show of Bobby, please click the link below.


  • Holly Hudson Posted February 15, 2022 9:54 AM

    I’m sorry to hear of Mr Gubanski’s passing. The family will be in my thoughts an prayers.

  • Charles Davis Posted February 16, 2022 11:20 AM

    Sorry to hear about y’all’s dad

  • Rick & Michelle Howell Posted February 18, 2022 6:06 PM

    Uncle Bobby will be missed!

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