Obituary – Robert Barger (1960-2021)


Robert G. Barger 61 of Greenwood passed away Friday, July 30, 2021 in a local hospital. He worked at Whirlpool Manufacturer in Fort Smith. He was preceded in death by his mother Janet (Basham) Parker; maternal grandparents Tom and Virginia Basham; his father Durrell Barger; paternal grandparents Bev and Sadie Barger.

A family-held memorial service will be at 5:00 P.M. Friday, August 6, 2021, at Pleasant Hill Freewill Baptist Church in Hackett on Hwy 10. The family will visit with relatives and friends one hour prior to the service. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home Van Buren.

He is survived by his loving wife of seventeen years Peggy (Kincy) Barger of the home; children by marriage Amanda Terry and husband Tim, Natalie Valencia all of Greenwood, Travis Rowe and wife Michele of Van Buren; grandchildren Jestin and wife Evy Morse, Tessa Shea, Zen and Jo Lea Valencia, Mason Hayes, Harley and Josh Terry, Gracie and Madie Rowe; his brother Dewayne Barger; and sister Beverly Barger both of Vian, Oklahoma; nieces Darrica Reeves and Brooke Connelly; nephews Jonathan and Brett Barger; lifelong friends Danny Baty and Debbie Barger; and his four-legged companion “Scooter”.

A special thanks to Elite Home Health & Mercy Hospice.
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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; Editor - Resident Press. 20+ years experience in the news.

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