We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Cross County Funeral Service & Crematory
Bob Woodworth, 65, a resident of Fair Oaks AR, went to be with his Heavenly Father, Tuesday, September 6, 2022, in Little Rock. He was born, October 8, 1956, in Escondido, California, the son of Herbert Odis Woodworth and Edith Mae Smith Woodworth.
Bob moved to the Arkansas as a young man, he worked at many places, but his favorite jobs were with Aubrey Clayton, Marvin Taylor Farms and the gas company in Wynne. He served as the assistant Fire chief in Fair Oaks, owner of the Whistle Stop Café that had the best donuts, pies & cinnamon rolls you’ve ever put in your mouth and was a planter of thousands of trees. He’s been a farm hand, owned a go cart track & a miniature golf course, his own very successful welding shop, a restaurant, and a fruit stand & was an auctioneer with his own auction. Bob almost always held 3 jobs for the last 41 years. He was a member of the Fair Oaks Baptist Church since the 1980’s and was a wonderful Christian father, husband and friend. He took great care of his family and helped and prayed for others. Bob had a great sense of humor and a nickname for people and animal friends, “George”, as to not forget names! He will be greatly missed by all who knew him, He is in the Lord’s hands now and forever.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Herbert and Edith Woodworth, one brother: Lynn Woodworth and one grandson: Drew McKnight.
Survivors include his wife: Danna Woodworth of the home, one son: Shannon McKnight of Wynne, four daughters: Ginger Bates and husband Johnny of Forrest City, Amber Hunt and husband Lucas of Wynne, Nikki-John McKnight of Conway, Susanna Horton and husband Michael of Batesville, two brothers: Kenneth Woodworth of Knoxville, Tennessee, Steve Woodworth of Wynne, one sister: Belinda Steward of Wynne, 13 grandchildren, four great grandchildren and many others that he loved like his own.
A memorial service will be held, Saturday, September 10th at 2:00 p.m., at the Fair Oaks Baptist Church. In Lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to the charity of the donor’s choice or the Fair Oaks Fire Department. Private burial will be in Johnson Cemetery.
Cross County Funeral Service & Crematory was honored with handling the arrangements for the Woodworth family.