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Hobart Chronister

Hobart W. “Tinker” Chronister, 45, of Ft. Smith, passed away, Sunday, October 2, 2016 at his home. He was born August 18, 1971, in Booneville to Hobart S. Chronister and Ella Ruth Jones. He is preceded in death by his mother, Ella Ruth Dixon; grandparents, Hobart S. & Thelma Chronister; Walter & Mary Jones. He is survived by his father, Hobart S. Chronister, Ft. Smith; sister, Jane Beevers, Ft. Smith, Mary Zehms, Henderson, NV, Brenda Henry, Ft Smith; two brothers, Harold Pratt, Muldrow, OK, William S. Chronister, Arkoma, OK; nephew “Bubba”, Shannon Beevers, ElDorado; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other family members. Memorial service will be 2pm, Saturday, October 8, 2016, at Russellville Family Funeral Chapel with Mr. Bill Roderick officiating. Burial will be private at Gravel Hill Cemetery. Obituary and online guestbook are available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com

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I worked with Hobart at Southwestern Diecast several years ago and ejoyed working with him. Had not seen or heard of him since that time and I'm saddened to hear of his departure from this world. May God bless all of his family.

Matthew Cox Oct 21 2016 12:00 AM

Just saw that Hobert passed, I counted him as a friend and brother. See you in heaven my friend.

Scott Lipe Oct 12 2016 12:00 AM

we never knew tinker but knew his sister and father many years. our prayers are with you. bill and Karen williams

bill and karen williams Oct 7 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Kyle and Karen Potts Oct 7 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear this! Hobart was one of my favorite students. Ever willing to help, despite his own limitations. He always had a kind word or a funny joke. He will be missed.

Joni Ludlow Beaty Oct 5 2016 12:00 AM

so sorry for your loss.your cousin

beckycooper Oct 5 2016 12:00 AM

You are in our thoughts and prayers. We always enjoyed visiting with Tinker. The boys especially loved talking about hunting. Tinker you will be missed but we will see you again.

Larry & Lisa Walthall Oct 4 2016 12:00 AM

Condolences to all the family. Thoughts and prayers for you all.

Jack and Carolyn Bowen Oct 4 2016 12:00 AM

I went to school with Tinker at Lavaca. Prayers go out to his family to help them get through this difficult time.

Dianna Born Hicks Oct 4 2016 12:00 AM

Sad to hear of Tinkers passing. I went to HS with him and remained friends with him through the years. He was always pleasant, fixed my computer problems for me a few times, and always had nice things to say to me. He will certainly be missed.

Brandi Renfro Fletcher Oct 4 2016 12:00 AM

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