Bobby Leroy Priest

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Bobby Leroy Priest, 43, of Rocky Comfort, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Rocky Comfort.

He was born Dec. 29, 1969, in Ulysses, Kan., the son of Murl "Buck" and Ruth Spencer Priest. On May 1, 2012, in Eureka Springs, Ark., he was united in marriage to Brandy Wilson, who survives.

Additional survivors include: one son, Cody Priest, of Purdy; one daughter, Emma Jett, of the home; his mother and stepfather, Ruth and Harry Wilkinson, Jr., of Purdy; one brother, Melvin Priest and his wife, Terri, of Wheaton; one sister, Murlene Priest, of Topeka, Kan.; and one grandson, Zane Lee Priest.

Preceding him in death were his father and one brother, Michael Priest.

He received his education at Cassville. For several years, he was a welder for Danny Harper. He attended Rocky Comfort Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Doyle Russell will conduct the services. Burial will be at Quaker Cemetery, Cassville.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

Contributions may be made to the Emma Jett Education Fund in his memory.