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Bobby Ray Porterfield

March 9, 1948 ~ February 6, 2018 (age 69)

Mr. Bobby Ray Porterfield, age 69 of Olmstead, passed away on Tuesday, February 6th at his home of natural causes.


He was born March 9, 1948 in De Queen, Arkansas the son of the late Lloyd Devon and Emme Evelyn (Jones) Porterfield. 


He was a member of Center Baptist Church in Russellville and a lifetime member of the North American Hunting Club.  He was an avid outdoorsman that loved to hunt, fish and camp. He loved to cook and loved his family especially his grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his parents as well as one brother Billy Joe Porterfield and one sister Barbara Kay Basham.  He is survived by his wife Kathy Porterfield of Olmstead; one son Bobby Devon Porterfield of North Dakota; one daughter Amanda Hurt of Olmstead; three brothers Donald Porterfield of Russellville, Wayne McDonald and David Porterfield both of Lockesburg, Arkansas; four sisters Linda Meredith of Clarksville, Tennessee, Wanda Cox and Jean Ryan both of Nashville, Arkansas and Shirley Edwards of Grand Prairie, Texas; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.


Visitation with the Porterfield family will be on Wednesday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 at the Todd County Funeral Home.  Funeral service is scheduled to be conducted on Thursday morning at 11:00 in the Rose Chapel of the Todd County Funeral Home with Shane Hessey officiating.

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