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Robert "Bob" Dale Slinkard
April 22, 1941 - May 6, 2022

Mr. Robert Dale “Bob” Slinkard,  of Trumann departed this life on Friday, May 6, 2022 at VA Medical Center in Memphis, TN at the age of 81 years, and 14 days.  He was born Tuesday, April 22, 1941 in  and a lifetime resident of Trumann.  Bob was a veteran of the US Marine Corp, a lifetime farmer and of the Methodist faith.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Jeanette Slinkard, one son, Shannon Keith Slinkard; two sisters, 1 brother and his parents, Hiram S and Esther Irene Metcalf Slinkard.       He is survived by one son, Damon (Tammie) Slinkard of Trumann; two grandchildren, Autumn Slinkard and Nelson Slinkard; two great-grandchildren, Sicily and Stella Mars; one brother, Howard (Karen) Slinkard of Rogers, AR; three sisters, Jerrie Sue (Dewayne) Qualls of Rockford, IL, Judy Dunman of Lake City, and Nancy (Donnie) England of Trumann.       The family will receive friends on Monday afternoon, May 9, 2022 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home. A celebration of life will follow at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home, with Alan McClung officiating. Burial will follow at Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro, AR.        Pallbearers will be Cliff Slinkard, Lance England, John Dunman, Coty Qualls, Danny Evans, Matthew England.        In compliance with Covid-19 guidelines, a mask or other facial covering is recommended        An online register book can be signed at www. Thompsonfuneralhome

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May 9, 2022
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home Chapel
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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May 9, 2022
01:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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  1. Tammy McNatt, Trumann, Ar says

    So sorry and please know your all in my prayers and thoughts. God bless! Tammy Williams McNatt.

  2. Beth Presley, Little Rock, Arkansas says

    Donald and I are so sorry your family’s loss. Bob had a wonderful personality and was loved by everybody. Truly thinking of everyone Slinkard! Sincerely, Donald and Beth Presley

  3. Phil Smith, Tulot says

    Damon we are so sorry to hear about your dad. Kim and I will be remembering Bob and all your family in our prayers.

  4. Carol Ann White, says

    So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Prayers and condolences for his family.

  5. Larry Cook, walnut ridge,ar. says

    We are so sorry to hear of Bobs passing, just know that we have the whole family in our prayers during this very difficult time. He was such a fun loving person and the memory's that I have as a child of him is heart warming! May God comfort you all ! Friend's plus childhood neighbor's Larry & Janice Cook Betty Lou ( Cook ) Walker

  6. Tom Cooper and Family, Cave Springs, Arkansas says

    Thoughts and prayers for you all. Uncle Bob, Rest In Peace.

  7. Johnnie (Kendall) Mitchusson, Star City Arkansas says

    Sending condolences

  8. George & Beth Nunnally, Bentonville, AR says

    Sending our prayers and love. ??

  9. Larry D. Shirley, 6195 Andrea Bluff Cove, Bartlett, Tn 38135 says

    Rest In Peace Bob. I will miss you very much but will never forget the good times we had together. Semper Fi, Larry

  10. John Earl, Idaho says

    I went to school with Bob. Even though I now live in Idaho, I would see him occasionally when I came home. I am very sorry for your loss.

  11. Dorothy Byford, Jonesboro says

    Judy and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for you and your family. Dorothy

  12. Kathy Russell, Jonesboro says

    Damon I'm so sorry to hear about your father. You & your families are in my prayers.????????????

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