Bobby Ray Wood, Sr., 62, of Dermott, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019 at McGehee-Desha County Hospital in McGehee.
He was a commercial fisherman and a Christian who enjoyed hunting, fishing, joking around with people and playing with his grandchildren.
Mr. Wood was born on June 8, 1956 in Hampton to Rosie Marie Lambert Wood and the late Chester Ray Wood.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a son, James Garland Wood and a brother, Earl Wood.
Survivors include two sons, Bobby Ray Wood, Jr. and wife, Ashley, and Donald Dofflemyer and wife, Shelby, all of Dermott; two daughters, Edith Faulkner and husband Justin of Oklahoma and Barbara Steel of Louisiana; his mother, Rosie Wood of Dermott; four sisters, Gladys Hudson of Dermott, Rose Mary Carrington of Warren, Beverly Pemberton of Monticello and Brenda Wesson of Fountain Hill; fourteen grandchildren and his fiancé, Jean Dofflemyer of Dermott.
Visitation will be held from Tuesday, January 15 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 16, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Adams-Singer Cemetery in Bradley County.