Robert Withers, 71, of Hamburg died Tuesday, August 31, 2021, in Little Rock. Mr. Withers was a native of Crossett, a lifelong resident of Hamburg, and a 1968 graduate of Hamburg High School. He was a salesman for the Colonial Bread Company, having retired after 30 years of service and he worked for M & M Tire in Hamburg for the past 15 years. He was a member of Gardner Baptist Church and was always helping others. An avid outdoorsman, he loved to hunt and fish, but above all, he loved his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his son, Pharris David Withers in 2008; a granddaughter, Allene Diane Withers; his parents, Robert P. “Bob” and Allene Pollock Withers; two sisters, Sherry Withers Crow and Bobbye Jean Withers Lewis and a brother, Gerald Bruce Withers.
He is survived by his daughter, Kendal Emerson and husband, Kenneth, of Hamburg; a grandson, Justin Martin and wife, Ashton; a granddaughter, Phara Withers; two great-grandchildren, Mary Everlee Martin and Case Bostick; a nephew, Donny Crow, who he thought of as a son and a special friend, Frankie Martin.
Graveside services are 10 a.m., Friday, September 3, 2021, in the Hamburg Cemetery with Bro. Mike Chain officiating. Honorary pallbearers are Frankie Martin, Denny Holland, Denny Holland, Jr., Jack Ervin, John Haynes and Mike Ogden. Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, PO Box 2222, Little Rock, AR 72203-9984.
Visitation will be 9:45 – 10 a.m., Friday at the cemetery.
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