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Leroy Dobbins
July 9, 1922 - July 3, 2019

     Mr. Leroy Dobbins, 96, of Trumann departed this life on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at  the family residence in Trumann at the age of 96 years, 11 months and 24 days.  He was born Sunday, July 9, 1922 in  Vernon, AL and had lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. He was an Army veteran of WWII, a retired welder for RGB, an avid fisherman, and a member of Viva Drive Church of Christ.  He was preceded in death by two brothers, Sam Dobbins, and Ellis Dobbins; two sisters, Opal Pippinger and Lucy Cox; one grandchild, Wendy Conway Profit and his parents, Ed and Matille Stevens Dobbins. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Lucille Pippinger Dobbins, two sons, Ricky Dobbins and wife Kay of Trumann and Robert Dobbins and wife Doris of Trumann; one daughter, Dianne Moss and husband Jr of Trumann; 7 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. Visitation will be Sunday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.  Funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Ricky Dobbins and Joe Spangler officiating.  Graveside service will be Monday morning at 11:00 a.m. in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro, AR. Pallbearers will be Richard Dobbins, Mark Dobbins, Terry Dobbins, Josh Foster, Dan Wilson, Donnie Pippinger, and Ronnie Pippinger.  Honorary pallbearers will be RGB employees and Quenton Fletcher. Online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

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July 7, 2019
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home Chapel
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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Funeral Service

July 7, 2019
03:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home Chapel
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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Graveside Service

July 8, 2019
11:00 AM

Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery
3910 Harrisburg Road
Jonesboro, AR 72404

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  1. Philip Brasher, says

    I worked with Leroy when I first started at RGB 33 years ago. He taught me a few tricks of the trade & was a hard working “old man” Main thing he taught me was to watch out where he was going to spit lol-Sorry for your loss -he was a good man -RIP Leroy

  2. Dan Sharp, Jonesboro, Arkansas says

    So sorry for Leroys loss. He was a fine man and enjoyed visiting with him at work. An sure he's fishing in the Crystal sea. Thinking of you guys. Danny Sharp Mid-South plumbing

  3. Marie Bogan, North Carolina says

    Prayers for family.

  4. Kimberly Belcher, Cherry Valley Arkansas says

    Uncle I will miss you but can wait to see you on the other side love you always kimbell

  5. Donnie & Mary Stacy, Smithville, Ar says

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. May God comfort you in your time of loss.

  6. Roberta Walls, West Memphis, AR. says

    Uncle Leroy going to miss you. Sending hugs and prayers to Aunt Lucille and family.

  7. Crystal Keaton, Saint Charles says

    Prayers for the family Love you So sorry for the loss of a good man.

  8. Norma Anderson , Jonesboro, ar says

    So very sorry for your loss. Sympathy and prayers for the whole family. Carroll and Norma Anderson ????

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