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Robert Earl Gritton

November 21, 1926 ~ December 6, 2019 (age 93)


Robert Earl Gritton, 93, of North Little Rock,formerly of Russellville,passed away Friday, December 6, 2019 at Arkansas Veteran's Hospital in North Little Rock.  The son of Lewis and Eunice Matthews Gritton, he was born November 21, 1926 in New Boston, IL.  He was a United States Army Veteran of World War II and co-owned and operated Bob and Dee's Skating Rink for 36 years. He was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and great-great grandfather.   He was preceded in death by his wife Delores Gritton; his parents; a son, Gary Gritton; two brothers, Paul and Charlie Gritton and three sisters, Evelyn Elliot, Vivian Irwin, Marjorie Hintmister.

Robert is survived by 2 daughters, Linda Hopson (Paul); Cathy Chasteen (Gene); a son, Eric Gritton (Angela) all of Russellville; 11 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren and a sister, Margaret Travis of Muscatine, IA.

Graveside Service and burial will be held at 2:00PM, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Rest Haven Memorial Park by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, on Monday, at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at

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December 9, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Humphrey Funeral Service
2801 West Main St
Russellville, AR 72801

Graveside Service
December 10, 2019

2:00 PM
Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery, South Knoxville Avenue, Russellville

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