Bobby Wayne Tooley, 76, of Searcy passed away peaceably at his home Thursday, July 21st where he was comforted by his loving wife and Hospice of Searcy. He was born March 5, 1940 in Bono, Arkansas to the late Palas and Vestal Tooley.
Bobby graduated from Grubbs High School with the class of 1958. Bobby worked for Kohler Stainless where he retired after 30 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, bowling and being outside working in his garden and mowing the lawn. Bobby was a member of Kensett First Baptist Church. He served on several committees at the church to include; vacation Bible school, meals, transportation, and many others. He also participated in Relay for Life events, and Celebrate Recovery.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Debbie Colbert-Tooley; one sister, Frankie Ann Coots; two daughters, Michele Roe, and Melody Kapla (Al); one step daughter, Tina Milligan (Andy); one step son, Don Bowen; eight grandchildren, Kayla Fear, Kyle Fear, Zachary Kapla, Joshua Kapla, Drew Milligan, Tyler Milligan, Taylor Milligan, and Easton Milligan; two great grandchildren, Lillian and Leland.
In addition to his parents Bobby was preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley Pena; his second wife, Ima Tooley; and one brother, Billy Joe Tooley.
We are thankful for all those who helped care for him so he could remain in his home. A special thanks to Carrie, his hospice nurse and dear friends Carolyn and Terry Douglas.
Visitation will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, July 29th at Kensett First Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 29th at Kensett First Baptist Church with Bro. Joe Clement officiating.
Interment will be at Gum Springs Cemetery in Searcy.
All funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.
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July 29, 2016
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
July 29, 2016