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Robert Lewis McIlroy

October 13, 1954 — October 2, 2020

Robert Lewis "Bob" McIlroy, went to be with the Lord on October 02, 2020, at his home in Beebe, Arkansas at the age of 65.

Bob was born on October 13, 1954, in Pocahontas, Arkansas to the late E. M. and Dorothy McIlroy. He graduated from Ravenden Springs High School. He was a Veteran in the United States Air Force. He was a carpenter and jack of all trades, mastering many of them. He was a christian and a member of the First Pentecostal Church in North Little Rock. He loved everyone and never met a stranger. He had a heart for missions, and provided food and clothes for widows and orphans. He was known for his culinary creations.

He leaves to cherish his memories, the love of his life, Patti McIlroy, to whom he proposed to, by asking if she would become his chief cook and bottle washer. They remained lovingly married for 43 years. He is also survived by two sons, Dustin McIlroy (Cynthia) and Ben McIlroy (Jess) both of Beebe, two daughters, Autumn Gadberry of Jacksonville and Ariel King (Robert) of Beebe; two brothers, David McIlroy (Wanda) of Pocahontas; Sam McIlroy (Peggy) of Mauriceville, Texas; one sister, Catherine Jones of Pocahontas; ten grandchildren, Ryder, Coburn, Evelynn, Drew, Eden, Carter, Aunalee, Bennett, Emery, and Everett, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Bethany Evan McIlroy, and a sister, Elizabeth McIlroy.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Monday, October 5, 2020 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Lighthouse Pentecostal Church 505 North Apple Street in Beebe, Ar. A Celebration of his life will be 11:00 AM, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 First Pentecostal Church 1401 Calvary Road North Little Rock, Arkansas with visitation one hour prior. Burial will be private.

Vilonia Funeral Home is attempting to follow all COVID-19 Health Department guidelines. All attendees over the age of 10 must wear their own mask and maintain a social distance of 6 feet.

Services are under the care and direction of Vilonia Funeral Home 1134 Main Street Vilonia, AR 72173. Sign the online guestbook at www.viloniafuneralhome.com.
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Service Schedule

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First Visitation

Monday, October 5, 2020

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Lighthouse Pentecostal Church

505 North Apple Street, BEEBE, AR 72012

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

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