Bobby Jo Giddens

Bobby Jo Giddens, 90, of Billings, passed away peacefully in his home, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. He was born March 20, 1929 in Lowell, Ark., the son of Earl Vernon and Juanita Earlene (Beard) Giddens.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lolita “Leta”; his son Edwin and his parents.
Giddens met his wife at a church gathering and they married on Feb. 24, 1951 and had three sons, Michael, Ronald and Edwin. They made their home in California, until mov- ing to Illinois where Giddens was a mechanical engineer by profession, working in the adhesive manufacturing industry. The family eventually relocated to Elkland, and then Billings.
Giddens is survived by his sons, Michael and Ronald and their wives; six grandchildren and many great- grandchildren.
A private burial was Nov. 8, 2019, in the Hart Cemetery, Rogers, Ark., under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. Family and friends may share online condolences at


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