Bob Roy Irons, 90, of McGehee, passed from this life November 21, 2020, at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock.
He was born in Bluffton, Arkansas on July 27, 1930 to the late Otto and Cora Irons.
Waiting to greet him at Heaven’s gates were his parents, brothers, Harold Irons, Kenneth Irons, Lester Irons; sisters, Hazel Dilday and Jean Morris, and a host of dear friends.
Mr. Irons owned and operated Bob Irons Trucking after working for Red Ball Motor Freight Trucking Company. His CB radio handle was “Silver Fox.” He was an avid crappie fisherman, loved his family and friends, and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.
He leaves behind many loved ones including his “sweetie” and love of his life, Shelba McGee of McGehee; daughters, Rhonda McCool of Star City and Lisa Harvey of Stuttgart; son, Bobby Irons of St. Petersburg, Florida; three grandchildren that were his absolute pride and joy, Kaitlyn Jones of Bryant and Kyli McCool and Jett Harvey of Star City; sisters, Linda Powell of Lake Village and Mildred Snow of Stanton, Tennessee; as well as one brother, Stanley Irons of Magnolia.
Mr. Irons also cared deeply for many bonus children, grandchildren and great grands; nieces, nephews, cousins as well as some wonderful friends, he had the fortune of knowing over his 90-plus years of life.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, November 24, at McGehee Cemetery in McGehee with Rev. Steve Fleming officiating.
Pallbearers will be Wesley Curtis, Rodney Irons, Chris Irons, Eric Irons, Timmy Pambianchi and Jeff Snow.