Bobby Joe Pickney 73, of Black Rock died December 8, 2021, at the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. 

Born March 24, 1948, in Walnut Ridge, son of Freddie Sr. and Violet Viola Lawrence Pickney. 
He was united in marriage to Elizabeth Wilford on August 13, 1967. He was a member of the NEA Street Rod Association, loved antique cars, hunting and fishing. He worked as a helicopter blade repairman for Rotorcraft in Black Rock; and was a member of the Black Rock United Methodist Church. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Donald Sanders; and two sisters, Diane Ragsdale, and Sharon BerelKamp. 

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth of the home; one daughter, Jennifer Pickney Rice; one brother, Freddie (Nancy) Pickney Jr. of Black Rock; one sister, Jeanette Darris of Black Rock; and many other relatives and friends. 

Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 11, 2021, at 3 P.M. at the Bryan Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Oak Forest Cemetery in Black Rock. 

Visitation will be Saturday, 1 PM till 3 P.M. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro or the Black Rock United Methodist Church.