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Bobby "Bob" Crites

April 13, 1947 ~ January 16, 2021 (age 73)


Bobby "Bob" Crites, 73, of Russellville, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021 at St. Bernard Medical Center in Jonesboro.  The son of Marble “Dain” and Martha Elizabeth Ross Crites, he was born April 13, 1947 in Russellville.  He married Karon Shipley, on November 9, 1979 at Russellville.  He was a business owner with B&K Enterprises and was a member of the Church of Christ Faith.   He enjoyed the Air Force, planes and flying, computers and technology, music sound reproduction, his grandchildren and nuclear energy.  

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Doynne Hudson.

 Bob is survived by his wife, Karon Crites of Russellville, his daughter Beverly Ingram of Russellville, his three sons, Todd Ingram of Russellville; Paul Crites and wife Noemi of Guatemala; Michael Crites and wife Amy of Russellville; five grandchildren, Skyler Ingram of Louden, TN; John Paul Crites and Naomi Crites of Guatemala; Levi Crites of Russellville; Hannah Crites of Russellville; a sister Dana Hudson of Russellville; a brother Charles Crites and wife Bettye of Russellville; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Graveside Service and burial will be held Friday, January 22, 2021 at Old Baptist Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service.  Brother Keith Shipley will officiate. Memorials may be made to Arkansas Heart Hospital, 1701 South Shackleford Road, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at

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Private Family Graveside Service

Old Baptist Cemetery
Old Baptist Cemetery Road
Russellville, AR 72802

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