of Jonesboro, AR
January 1, 1942 - May 15, 2022
Norman R. Pelkey, 80, of Jonesboro, AR, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022 at his home. He was born January 1, 1942 in Saranac Lake, NY to Norman W. and Helen Catherine (Walton) Pelkey. Norman served in the U.S. Air Force for 24 1/2 years, serving in the Vietnam War. After the Air Force, Norman was a medical administrator at Vivian Medical and Surgical in Vivian, LA. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church. He was an avid golfer and pool player.Norman was preceded in death by his parents.Those left behind to cherish the wonderful memories of Norman include his wife of 57 years, Linda (Jones) Pelkey; two daughters, Kimberly (Danny) Baker and Karen Prince; grandchildren, Ashley Miller, Heather Huffman, Christopher Baker and Katelyn Baker; 16 great-grandchildren; a brother, Francis Pelkey and five sisters, Jackie Olsen, Helen Luzzi, Kathy Pelkey, Sandy Bickford and Shelly (Paul) Gibson.A Funeral Mass will be 10 am Monday, May 23, 2022 at Blessed Sacrament Church with Monsignor Scott Friend officiating. Burial will follow at Arkansas State Veteran's Cemetery in Birdeye at 1 pm.Visitation will be 5 pm to 7 pm Sunday at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home, 1900 West Washington Avenue in Jonesboro. Rosary will be held at 7 pm.
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My condolences to the family. My brother, Pat Latour, was a good friend of Norm’s in their school days. My prayers for all of you. Sr Brian Marie, RSM(Barbara Latour)
My condolences and prayers for the family. Norm and and I graduated air traffic control school in May of 1961. He was a Tin Man (an air traffic controller that can move heavy air traffic safely and expeditiously). We have stayed in touch all these years. He was a good friend of mine and I will miss him a lot.
Linda I'm so sorry for your loss. I know what's ahead for you. I pray you feel Gods arms around you for peace and comfort.
SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS NORM WAS 1 OF THE GREATEST GUYS I HAD THE PLEASURE OF KNOWING.... HE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED.... R.I.P. PRAYERS.....
I loved when I would get to see Mr an Mrs.Pelkey on routine visits at the office. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. Keeping you guys in our prayers.
Karen, so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
We are so very sorry for the heartache you are going through. Just know there is rest and comfort in God's arms. Prayers for each of you are being said.
Kimberly, I’m so sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort and peace.
Kimberly,My heart hurts for you and your family. Please know y’all are in my prayers for comfort. 🙏🏼
God rest his soul.
Thoughts and prayers to the family. He will be truly missed.
I love you so much papa ! You are the best man I ever knew. Me and the children were so happy to have you as a grandfather. I couldn’t have dreamed if they better man to call my papa. You will always be my hero!