Robert McGarity

Robert McGarity, 76, of Pine Bluff, Ark., died Saturday, December 29, 2012, at his home.

He was born, December 4, 1936, in Port Arthur, Texas, to James S. and Nellie Youngblood McGarity.

He had worked at Central Moloney, before retiring in 2004.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and teaching his great-grandchildren how to ride a bike.

Survivors include his wife, Maxine Cantwell McGarity; son, Robert H. McGarity; daughter, Vicki Gibson; sister, Irene McGarity, all of Pine Bluff; grandchildren, Stephen Crane, Jason Murray, Melanie McGarity, Jennifer Wilson, Tyler McGarity, Samuel Gibson and 14 great-grandchildren.

Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, at Robinson’s.

Services: 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 2, 2013, Chapel of Ralph Robinson and Son with Rev. Charles Cantwell officiating.

Burial: Bellwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Jennifer Wilson, Samuel Gibson, Brandon George, Ronnie Rainey, Kevin Wilson and James Price.

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