Obituary – Roy Lee Vincent (1944 – 2021)


Roy Lee Vincent of Waldron, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, January 15, 2021 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. He was born July 23, 1944 to Marvin Vincent and Mary (McKay) Vincent. He was 76 years old.

Roy was a mechanic and retired from the State of Arkansas. When he wasn’t working he loved to hunt and fish. He was always surrounded by his big extended family and he treasured each of those moments.

Roy leaves behind to cherish his memory, his daughters: Cheryl Lee of Waldron, Arkansas and Shannon Hattabaugh and husband Chase of Greenwood, Arkansas. Papa will forever remain in the hearts of his 9 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Roy is also survived by two sisters, Nadine Phishoney and Geraldine Jack.

Roy was preceded in death by his loving wife, Jean, his parents, Marvin and Mary Vincent, two daughters: Angela Hunt and Seanna Martin as well as three brothers: Emmet, Frank and Jackie Vincent and one sister Norma Hoskins. Roy was met in Heaven by his best friends, Eugene McKay, Winston Powell and Tommy Starr Sr.

Arrangements and cremation are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas.

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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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