Roy Burrough


Roy L. Burrough, age 90, of Pine Bluff, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, November 27, 2012. He was born October 22, 1922 in New Edinburg, a son of the late Jimmy Lee Burrough and Martha Doss Burrough. Mr. Burrough served in the United States Navy during World War II and the Korean War; he also served in the Army National Guard. He retired from the NCTR where he was an electrician. Mr. Burrough was a past president of the AFGE, was a former executive board member of the Arkansas AFLCIO, a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees and a member of the American Legion. He was a member of Oak Park Free Will Baptist Church, where he had taught the men’s Sunday school class and was a trustee. Mr. Burrough was also preceded in death by one daughter, Sheldia Burrough Johnson; three grandchildren, Lashea Hubbard, Alan Hubbard and Tracey Watters; three brothers, Alfred Burrough, Rufus Burrough and Jim Burrough; two sisters, Lavern Zig and Eva Humphries.

Mr. Burrough is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Aline Hollis Burrough of Pine Bluff; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Diane Burrough of Pine Bluff; daughter and son-in-law, Dana and Ray Barraclough of Pine Bluff; four grandchildren, Steve Burrough Jr, Josh Burrough, Stacey Barraclough Davis and Ryan Barraclough: 11 great grandchildren, Lauren, Cameron, Nathan, Tiffany, Caitlin, Melody, Rayden, Bradley, Zachary, Laura Kate and Londyn.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 30, 2012 at Ralph Robinson Funeral Home with Bro. Brian Kesterson officiating. Burial will follow in Prosperity Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Ralph Robinson Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Hospice Angels, 3801 Camden Road Suite 12, Pine Bluff, Ark., 71603.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to Hospice Angels for their loving kindness, care and attention shown to them.

Arrangements are under the direction of Buie Funeral Home of Rison (870)325-6216. Online condolences at www.buiefuneralhome.com.