Roger “FatFolks” Bohannon, Jr. was born July 12, 1989 in Pine Bluff, Ark. to Roger Lee Bohannon, Sr. and Brenda Bohannon Gaston. At an early age he committed his life to God under the ministry of Apostle D. DeWayne Rudd Sr. at Bethlehem Full Gospel Church. He attended the Pine Bluff School District. He loved and was dedicated to his family. He decided to make the transition and returned back to God on March 9, 2012.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Maxine Brown and Johnny Bohannon; his great grandparents, Mary McMiller, Otis McMiller, Willie Gracie Boykins, James Crawford and Reddie Boykins II. He leaves to cherish his memories a father, Roger Lee Bohannon Sr. of Pine Bluff, Ark.; a mother, Brenda Bohannon Gaston of North Little Rock, Ark.; two sisters, Yamessa Bohannon and LaTosha Bohannon both of Pine Bluff; grandparents, Carolyn Watts of Pine Bluff and Verna Lee Watts of Pine Bluff; two nephews, Kevonta and Marcus of Pine Bluff, Ark.; two nieces, MaTarvis and MaKaiya of Pine Bluff, Ark.; four uncles, Calvin Bohannon of Sterling Heights, Mich., Charles (Angela) Bohannon of Pine Bluff, Ark., Frances Williams of Wichita, Kan. and Keith (Angela) Watts of Grand Rapids, Mich.; four aunts, Muriel Hayes of Pine Bluff, Ark., Frances Williams of Wichita, Kan., Dorothy (Jerry) Mays of Pine Bluff, Ark., Sharolyn (Tracy) Patrick of Pine Bluff, Ark. and a host of cousins and friends.
Services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Christian Way Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cypress Memorial Gardens by Christian Way Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.
The family will be at 3304 West 36th Street, Pine Bluff.