Robert Wayne Firkins


Robert Wayne Firkins, 74, departed this life Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.
Wayne was a lifelong farmer in the Wisdom Community. He was the son of the late Robert Vance and Goldie Eva Tomblin Firkins.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at New Liberty Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Friday at Butler Funeral Home and Saturday at 10 a.m. at the church.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Louise; four children, Karen and husband, Greg Powell, of Smiths Grove, Eddie and wife, Teresa Firkins, of Edmonton, Robert and wife, Kathy Firkins, of Edmonton, and Sammy and wife, Michele Firkins, of Oklahoma; one sister, Sue Jones, of Edmonton; five grandchildren, Lucas, Logan, Gracie, Landon and Dakota Firkins; one nephew, David Firkins, of Louisville; and two nieces, Judy Coomer and Lisa Jones, of Edmonton. He is also survived by two very special lifelong friends, Donnie Shockley and Roy Stone; a close cousin, Kenneth Tomblin; and many friends and neighbors.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Ruby Wallace; one brother, Walter Firkins; and a beloved nephew, Ricky Wallace.
Published on January 3, 2019
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