of England, AR
January 17, 1933 - August 16, 2022
Bobby James Billings of England, was born in Yell County, January 17, 1933 and traded his cape for wings on August 16, 2022. He was a beloved husband, father and gramps. He served his country in the Air Force for 20 years and was a Postal Carrier for 28 years. He was an avid golfer and got a hole in one at England Country Club, but had to hang up his clubs due to a back injury. He loved to fish and hunt and enjoyed many seasons at El Dorado with his twin brothe,r Bill and son, Jeff and his nephews. He was a strong loving father and Gramps and loved his family fiercely in his quiet way. He had a way with words and said his mind with no filter and was loved for it. He had always been a moral man, but at 89 years old he told his granddaughter that he needed to go to church to make sure he was right with God so he could see his wife and daughter again. He began to attend church with his granddaughter, Tegan and her husband, Joe and made a profession of faith and joined Southside Baptist Church. His trusty friend, Bella, never left his side and they were the best of friends.He is predeceased by his wife, Barbara Billings; daughter, Pamela Lafferty; his brother, Floyd; twin brother, Bill; sisters, Maxine, Hazel and Martha Lou and his parents, Alice and Jim David Billings. He is survived by his son, Jeff Billings of England who was his best friend and caretaker; his granddaughters, Tegan Green (Joe) of England, Casey Billings (Michael) of Bella Vista, Jennifer Pelton (Caleb) of Ward, Judy Cates White (Johnny) of England; his grandson, Arrion Ford (Laura) of Lone Tree, Iowa and many of his granddaughter Tegan's friends, who loved hearing about and seeing pictures of Gramps. He was dearly loved and will be missed beyond words.Funeral services will be Friday, August 19, 2022 at 3:00 P. M. at Roller England Funeral Home, (501) 842-3939. Bro. Robert Alberson will be officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at 2:00 P. M.In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his name to the Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas, 66675-8516.
Casey, Jeff and family, we wish to express our deepest sympathies. The loss of a loved one is so difficult, prayers for you all!God BlessThe Mata’s
I feel like I had gotten to know you in a way through Tegans stories and pictures. May you fly high and rest easy in the comfort of your family.
It has been an honor and a blessing to share glimpses of your life through your beautiful granddaughter, Tegan. Rest safe in the arms of Jesus, enjoying the blessed reunion with your wife, daughter, and other family members.
Barbara Billing was Donnie Lynch’s Cousin .. He loved their whole Family so much as I did too💕uncle Bob and Aunt Barbara treated Me just like family 💕what a woulderful family ! I’m so thankful to have shared in their lives❤️Pam was a dear person to Me .. Jeff and Casey .. I love so much…Tegan is a precious person to Me💕I love the pictures She always posted of Uncle Bob..But one thing I know .. Uncle Bob aunt Barbara.. Pam..Are All safe with Jesus🙌🙌And if You are with Jesus.. you are fine❤️💙🙏🙏For His Family🙏🙏 Love Risie
I’m so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you. 🙏
Loved spending time with Pam and Pop last year. Sending prayers and hugs to family. Their all together up there in peace.
God Bless Uncle Bob. Praying for Jeff, Tegan and the entire family. Love you all,
Tegan my deepest condolences for you and your family.
We love you and miss you
I've hewrd so much about you Mr Billings through your granddaughter Tegan. May you rest in the warm embrace of the Lord. Ours thoughts are with Tegan and her family.
Rest now, Gramps. You were loved and adored by so so many. 🖤
I know your hearts are broken right now, but I genuinely believe that you all have honored him in the most precious way possible. You have prioritized him and he knew he was loved. Have comfort in knowing that God remains close to the brokenhearted. My continued prayers with you all. ❤️
My sincerest condolences to all who knew this wonderful man. Thoughts and prayers for all family and friends. Shannon
Tegan Sending prayers and hugs ❤️
Mr Bob was a wonder man. He will truly be missed. Keeping the whole family in my prayers.
I will carry you with me until I see you again..