Bobby Eugene Laden

Bobby Laden Obituary PhotoBobby Eugene Laden, 65, of Green Forest, AR, formerly of Etpwaj, AR, August 19, 1952 - June 2, 2018.

Bobby Eugene Laden, age 65, of Green Forest, Arkansas, passed away June 2, 2018, in Berryville, Arkansas. He entered this life August 19, 1952, in Etowah, Arkansas, the son of Luther and Pearl (Harvey) Laden. He was joined in marriage April 1, 1995, to Rebecca Sue Kerner. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.

Bobby’s presence was always known at auctions and online games. He also enjoyed going to thrift stores, fishing, and collecting things.  Most of all, he loved his family and he will be missed by all who knew him.

Bobby is preceded in death by his parents and four brothers: Othie (Betty) Laden, William Laden, Freddy Lee Laden, and Danny Kay (Emma) Laden.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Rebecca Laden; daughter, Carolyn Kay (Joseph) Corter of Batesville, Arkansas; daughter Rhonda Lee (Paul) Langston of Batesville, Arkansas; son, Bobby Eugene (Melenda) Laden Jr. of Batesville, Arkansas; son, Zachary Paul Kerner of Green Forest, Arkansas; son, Eli Jacob (Kayla Marie) Kerner of Green Cove Springs, Florida; daughter, Emily Brook(Blake) Sheppard of Fayetteville, Arkansas; grandchildren: Jessie, Trevor, Colby, Candice, Carson, Jaxson, Emery, and Zoey; sister, Mary (Jim) Russell of Etowah, Arkansas; sister, Lilly (Eulis) Prince of Etowah, Arkansas; sister, Kathy (Charles) Tyler of Lepanto, Arkansas; sister, Linda Mills of Etowah, Arkansas; brother, Junior (Janet) Laden of Harrisburg, Arkansas; brother, Jimmy Lewis (Sheryl) Laden of Lepanto, Arkansas; brother George Laden of Lepanto, Arkansas; and brother Ricky Laden of Lepanto, Arkansas; sisters-in-law, Alice Laden of Lepanto, Arkansas, and Patricia Laden of Batesville, Arkansas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

There will be two celebration of life events to honor Bobby’s memory. The first one will be in Green Forest, Arkansas, at 1:00 PM on Saturday, 6/9/18 at “The Cowboy Church.” The other will be in Lepanto, Arkansas at 1:00 PM on Saturday, 6/16/18 at the “Lepanto Auction Company.” To leave an online condolence, please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com

Published on OzarksRemembers.com on June 7, 2018.