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  1. Roger Woods Sr
    March 4, 2014 @ 8:31 pm

    Bob was a real good friend of mine. I want to express my condolences to the family. I enjoyed the many phone calls and time spent with Bob talking politics and issues of the day. He was such a dedicated man who helped the Calico Rock community furnishing jobs when there was such a need for work! He will be missed.

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  2. Lisa and Chester Gay
    March 5, 2014 @ 9:36 am

    Bobbie,
    we are so sorry to hear of your dads passing. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love you Sister!!!

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  3. Darren Wyatt
    March 5, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

    Bobbie,
    Just want to let you know you are in my thoughts. I thought a lot of your dad, and he was always a friend to me. He was a good hearted person who spoke his mind. I respected him for his honesty and the respect he showed my family. Know he is smiling down on you. Praying for you and your family.

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  4. melody ballard killebrew
    March 6, 2014 @ 12:39 pm

    Lorene and family, I was so sorry to learn of Bobs passing. He was always one of the nicest and friendliest people I’ve known. He will be greatly missed in the Calico community. My deepest sympathy to your entire family.

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  5. Judy Eldridge
    March 6, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

    I am so sorry for you, Lorene, and to your children for having lost dear Bob Hayes. He was such a big part of our lives when my husband Steve and I moved here from Memphis. He sponsored about 35 Vietnamese people to come here when they were in need. He provided jobs, places to live, food, clothing and love to all that came. I taught the Vietnamese English to help them meld into our society. Bob and Lorene provided everything else. I had never met a more kind and loving family. I had Mark and Bobbie in my class in the elementary and Bob played a big part in their education. I remember several times he called me about something they needed to do for homework. I was amazed at his concern. He definitely spoke his mind but was always so respectful to me and my family. He knew so many politicians and could talk your head off on politics. If he didn’t know, he would find out!!! He will be missed. Our community is a better place because of him. I am a better person because of him. God Bless the entire family.

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  6. Ed and June Ramsey
    March 7, 2014 @ 6:24 am

    Lorene, We are very sorry to hear Bob had passed. You all have our sympathy. Ed worked for Bob and J. W. at Calico Rock. May God Bless all the family

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  7. Marilyn Burgess Smith
    March 7, 2014 @ 9:51 am

    Sorry to hear Bob had passed. You have our sympathy. My dad and brother both worked fro Bob and J.W. they really liked them. May God Bless your family.

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  8. Jessica Sanders
    March 8, 2014 @ 3:05 pm

    I want to tell Mark, Kristi, and Grant I am thinking of you. My heart goes out to all of you. If you need anything please let me know. Lorene you are on my mind and in my heart. Prayers.. God Bless all of you…

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  9. Roselea Mullins Payne
    March 8, 2014 @ 10:44 pm

    Tom, Jerry, Danny & Omega & the Bob Hayes Family
    So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. We have many fond memories of our
    Bakersfield days and the Hayes family. It was a pleasure to visit with Bob at
    the Bakersfield School Reunion event at the Bakersfield picnic grounds
    a couple of years ago. Our thoughts are with you during this sad time.
    Earl Wayne Mullins, The Woodlands TX
    Joe Ray Mullins, Nixa Mo
    Roselea Mullins Payne, Austin TX

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  10. Benny Passmore
    March 13, 2014 @ 9:55 pm

    Lorene, Mark and Bobbie & Families,
    I was so sorry to hear about Bob passing away. Bob had a vision and provided jobs in a town that needed it. He will be remembered. May the Lord be with you in this difficult time
    and our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Benny Passmore
    Mountain Home, AR

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  11. april jennings-kerns
    May 7, 2015 @ 1:58 am

    my dad Rodney Jennings worked for bob and I had such fun memories of getting to sit in bob’s office at the mill and play he was so kind to me. he gave me a teddy one year for Christmas as a small child im 34 and still have that bear

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