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Bobby Gene Garner

October 5, 1947 — August 9, 2022


Bobby Gene Garner


Bobby Gene Garner, 74, of Benton, Arkansas passed away August 9, 2022. Bobby was born October 5, 1947 to the late Marie Brown Garner.

Bobby was a mechanic at Good Year for over thirty years. He loved being outdoors. Hunting, fishing and camping were some of Bobby’s favorite hobbies. Bobby loved his family and being around people. He never met a stranger and loved meeting new people. Bobby’s favorite thing to do was mow his yard.

Bobby is preceded in death by his mother, Marie (Brown) Garner; brothers, Lonnie Hunnicutt and Johnny Hunnicutt; sisters, Inez Smith and Brenda Morton.

Bobby is survived by his loving wife of 55 years and 5 months, Patricia Garner; son, Robert Garner and wife, Kelly; daughter, Andrea Lovell and husband, Cody; grandchildren: Kenzy Garner, Dalton Garner, Bryce Lovell, Jordan Vinson and husband Alex, Allie Mashburn and husband Cody and great-grandchildren: Ryleigh Ragan, Paisley Garner, Kinley Vinson, Titan Vinson, Blakely Mashburn: brother, Jerald Garner and wife, Sharon; as well as a host of other family members and friends that will all miss him dearly.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, August 20, 2022 from 3:00 - 5:00 PM at Cross Bar C Cowboy Church, 10895 US-70, Benton, AR 72019.

Arrangements entrusted to Smith-Benton Funeral Home. Online guestbook:

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, August 20, 2022

3:00 - 5:00pm (Central time)

Cross Bar C Cowboy Church

10895 US-70, Benton, AR 72019

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