Bob Gene Donohew, 83, of Springdale, died Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Circle of Life Hospice. He was born February 8, 1936 in Sulphur Springs to John and Martha (Owens) Donohew. Bob was a hard worker and a talented woodcrafter. He enjoyed collecting and restoring antiques, watching old TV shows and westerns and music. He especially loved time with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Louise (Wilson) Donohew in 2013; a daughter, Kathy Smith; twins, Karen and Aaron Donohew; a sister, Imogene; and two brothers, Billy and Jimmy.
He is survived by four children, Tricia Perry and husband Steven of Springdale, Ardith Johnson and husband Donnie of Lowell, Robby Donohew and wife Debbie of Lincoln, Darrel Donohew and wife Darla of Springdale; four brothers, Sam Donohew, Junior Donohew, Lee Donohew, Laymon Donohew; two sisters, Mary Holland and Linda Mercer; 16 grandchildren, Niklas Perry, Sabrina Vargas, Chrystal Johnson, Melissa Meyer, Amanda Gomez, Amy Patino, Sherry Donohew, Josh Donohew, D.J. Donohew, Chad Donohew, Billy Donohew, Nicole Trammell, Ashley Bohannan, Amber Marion, Hunter Jones, Fischer Jones; and 20 great-grandchildren.
A service was held Thursday, February 21, at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with interment will be at Thornsberry Cemetery.