Robert Joe Behnke
October 22, 1939 - March 13, 2010
SFC Robert Joe Behnke (Bobby), age 70,
of Mayflower, passed away Saturday, March 13, 2010 in
Conway, Arkansas. He was a 1958 graduate of Central High
School in Little Rock.
He joined the U.S. Army out of high school and served his
country in the Vietnam War and stayed to retire. After
retirement he lived in Mayflower. He always talked about
his life in the service and the places he lived.
He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Behnke.
He is survived by his mother, Lenore Jo Behnke Winkle and
her husband Glen Winkle of Little Rock; his brother, Larry
Behnke of Tampa, Florida; uncle, Fred White of Little
Rock, his nephew, Larry Kyle Behnke of North Little Rock,
niece, Candynce Sorense of Cabot; his ex-wife, Chris
Behnke; step-daughter, Petra Behnke; and his special
friends, Betty Loyd and James Thorpe.
Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial
service with full military honors, Friday, March 19, at
2:00 p.m. at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Veterans Homes.
Arrangements by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Conway.