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Bobby Jo (Bob) Cable, age 79

Bobby Jo (Bob) Cable, 79, of Sherwood, Arkansas passed away on December 3, 2023. He was born in Jenkins, Kentucky on May 15, 1944.

He is preceded in death by his parents Hassell and Cora Cable, his sister Mae McGuire, and brothers Ray and Jimmy.

Bob spent the majority of his career in the parking industry in Ohio, Illinois, and Arkansas in a variety of positions including Regional Vice President with National Garages, Inc.  He retired from Stephens, Inc. in 2013. While living in Springfield, IL he was a member of the Mason and Shriner organizations.  Bob loved horse racing and the outdoors including hunting, fishing, and boating. He spent a lot of time with his family and close friends. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Henrietta; his son Eric (Shelly), his daughter Dana Russell; grandchildren, Meghan, Matthew, Trae, Lukas, and Cade; great-grandchildren Rhett, Greer, Ragnar, Bobby Jo and Wylder; one brother Delmer, many friends and extended family who will miss him dearly.

We would like to thank the staff at the Comfort Care Center for the compassionate care given to Bob.  A celebration of life will be planned at a later time. Donations can be made in his memory to Comfort Care Center, 2200 S. Bowman Rd., Little Rock, AR 72211 or the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements are by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Suzi Greer Posted December 6, 2023 5:13 PM

    Uncle Bob will be dearly missed for his kindness, humor and love of his family. I love you dearly.

  • 🚘 Bill & Carolee Murray Posted December 6, 2023 6:05 PM

    May our friend rest in
    Peace. He will be missed by many but the memories he leaves are many..

  • Gwendolyn Young Jolin and family Posted December 6, 2023 7:24 PM

    Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May God grant you peace.

  • Tracy Campos Posted December 6, 2023 8:38 PM

    I was fortunate enough to have met Bob years ago. He was always kind to me. My prayers are with the family.

  • Janie Hines Posted December 7, 2023 12:48 AM

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Love you guys.

  • Rita McGee Posted December 9, 2023 5:17 PM

    I cut Bobs hair years ago. He always made me laugh. He was a good man.

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