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Roy Kenneth Pogue

November 30, 1926 — November 16, 2021

Roy Kenneth Pogue, 94, of Sulphur Springs, Arkansas passed away at his home on Tuesday, November 16, 2021.

Roy was born on November 30, 1926, in Lincoln, Missouri. He was the son of William Thomas Pogue and Minnie Enkeya Pogue. He was the widower of the late Dixie Pogue who preceded him in death in 2007. Roy was an extreme hard worker; he would work for Simmons Foods at night and build fences during the day and did not retire until he was 80. He was of the Baptist Faith and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening.

He was also preceded in death by one son, William Lee Pogue and one daughter, Shirley Jean Simmons.

He is survived by one son Willis Pogue and wife Uldean on Evansville, Arkansas; one daughter, Alice Marie Worster of Meridian, Idaho; one stepson, Donald McBride of Sulphur Springs, Arkansas; two stepdaughters, Mary McBride and Dixie Wilson both of Sulphur Springs, Arkansas; two sisters, Betty Humphry and Clara Irwin; along with several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Graveside services for Roy will be held on Monday, November 22, 2021, at 2:00pm at the Butler’s Creek Cemetery near Sulphur Springs. Pastor David Barber will officiate the service. The arrangements are entrusted to Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, AR. To sign online guest book please go to www.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, November 21, 2021

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Backstrom - Pyeatte Chapel SS

1401 E Main St, Siloam Springs, AR 72761

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Graveside Service

Monday, November 22, 2021

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