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Friday, May 6, 2016

DL Capt. Ronnie R. Formby

Military veteran, DL Capt. Ronnie R. Formby
September 10, 1943 ~ May 4, 2016

Notification with the passing of retired Delta pilot Captain Ronnie Formby, age 72.  Captain Formby joined Delta Air Lines 09-04-1972 and was based DFW.  Captain Formby's obituary indicates services will be held tomorrow May 7th in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
To view/sign the online obituary and guestbook please visit http://www.pharrfuneralhomes.com/memsol.cgi?user_id=1794117 
Survived by his wife Penny, their residence address is listed as
452 Tanglewood Rd.,  Hot Springs, AR 71913-8523  ...  (501) 525-2410
Should we receive more information we will be sure to update our memorial site.
            Thank you,
            ~ Carol for the PCN 
RONNIE FORMBY obituary..........................
HOPE, Ark.—Ronnie R. Formby, 72, of Hope died Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at his home.
 Mr. Formby was born Sept. 10, 1943 in Hope. He was a retired pilot with Delta Airlines and a Vietnam War Army veteran.
 Survivors include his wife, Penny; one daughter and son-in-law, Deanna and Rick Ferguson of Little Rock; one son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Dee Anna Formby of Hot Springs, Ark.; one sister and brother-in-law, Robyn and Ronnie Blasingame of Maumelle, Ark.; nine grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.
 Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Hot Springs, Ark., under direction of Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home.
 Visitation will follow at the church.
 Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, First United Methodist Church, and St. Luke's Episcopal Church.
 Online registration is at  pharrfuneralhomes.com

Life Legacy

Ronnie R Formby was born on September 10th, 1943, in Hope, AR, to Gary and Jenny Formby of Patmos, AR.  He died at his home surrounded by family on May 4th, 2016 at the age of 72.
He is survived by his wife of 52 and a half years, Penny.  Daughter Deanna(Rick) Ferguson of Little Rock.  Son Ronnie(Dee Anna) Formby of Hot Springs, Sister Robyn (Ronnie) Blasingame of Maumelle, and grandchildren Randi, Taylor, Brock, Jack, Claire, Abby and Ally Ferguson /Ronni and Wini Formby.  He was predeceased by his mother, father, and brother Gary Don Formby. 
Ronnie was a proud veteran of the US Army having served two tours in Vietnam.  Captain Formby retired from Delta Airlines after serving as a pilot for 32 years.  He was an avid gardener, sportsman, Kelly’s Kamp member and a true patriot.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 7th at 1:00pm at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Hot Springs.  A reception will follow the service in the church parish hall. Services entrusted to Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home of Hope, Arkansas.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, First United Methodist Church,St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

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