Created April 16, 2015
- This eternal flame burns forever
- in remembrance of M/SGT (Ret.) Bobby Joe Folsom -
M/SGT (Ret.) Bobby Joe Folsom
Born: May 20, 1933
Died: April 6, 2015
M/SGT (Ret.) Bobby Joe Folsom passed away April 6, 2015 at the Lakewood Nursing and
Rehab Center, in North Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born to Theodore and Bessie Miller
Folsom on May 20, 1933 at Murfreesboro, Arkansas. He was 81 years old.
He enlisted in the Air force in May of 1951, retiring June, 1973. He spent twenty-two years
in the Air Force with one tour in Korea and two tours in Vietnam with the Air Commandos.
He also retired from Target.
He is survived by his wife, Louise, of fifty-eight years;
son, Teddy (Valerie) Folsom of Sherwood, Arkansas;
daughter, Kerrie (Lance) Woods of Bauxite, Arkansas;
two grandsons, Cody and Travis Woods; one granddaughter, Taylor Folsom;
sister, Donnie (Tom) Eubanks; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Barbara (Bob) James;
and nephew, Dane Smith.
Bobby was a past member of the Thundering Sams, an RV Traveling group.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Friendship Baptist Church Building Fund,
10150 Brockington Road, Sherwood, AR 72120.
Visitation will be Wednesday, April 8, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., at Roller-Owens Chapel,
5509 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock, Arkansas (501-791-7400).
Graveside services will be Thursday, April 9, 2015, at 11:00 A.M. at
the Arkansas State Veterans’ Cemetery in North Little Rock.
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Though He's gone, He is not forgotten.
Though absent, He remains in spirit.
Though once a worker, He now rest.
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