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John Burwell Stobbs

Jacksonville, AR, 1923 - 2010

John Burwell Stobbs, 87, of Jacksonville passed away on Sunday, May 16th, 2010. He was born on February 19th, 1923 to the late Ewart and Eunice Stobbs in Leamington, Ontario, Canada and is preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Evelyn.
Mr. Stobbs served in the Marine Corp during WWII. He was a member of the Jacksonville Kingdom Hall. He was dedicated to his ministry as a Jehovah's Witness and will be remembered for his generous spirit and a caring attitude for others as well as his love for his grandsons.
He is survived by his daughters Julie Stobbs of Jacksonville, Arkansas, Jody (Michael Ron) O'Roark of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, and Nancy (David) Hilliard of Jacksonville, Arkansas; one sister Nea Ganser of Oceanside, Calif.; grandchildren Jared O'Roark, Jordan (Ashley) O'Roark, John David Hilliard, Kyle Hilliard, Nathan Hilliard and his nieces and nephews. He is also preceded in death by two sisters Eilene Wilkins, Agnes McCafferty and one brother Bruce Stobbs.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 5th, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home, 7724 Landers Road in North Little Rock, Ark. 72117. (501) 835-3515. To view Mr. Stobbs on line tribute please visit

Published June 3, 2010

Griffin Leggett — Rest Hills
7724 Landers Road, North Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-835-3515