Rocky Allen Beggs

Rocky Allen Beggs, 61, of Magazine, passed away, Monday, April 8, at his home near Magazine. He was born Jan. 2, 1952 in Portales, N.M., to Grady Clifton and Alice Marie (Region) Beggs.

He retired in 1996 from the Booneville Human Development Center where he served as a sewer plant operator and was a rancher. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, visiting with family especially the grandchildren and friends.

He is preceded in death by his wife Diane Beggs; a son, Frankie Tyndall; one brother, Alfred Beggs; and one granddaughter, Cassie Black.

A graveside service was held Friday, April 12, at Ellington Cemetery near Magazine, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

He is survived by, one daughter, Mollie Short and husband Aaron of Magazine; two sons, Charles McConnell and wife Shonda of Magazine and Daniel Tyndall of Eufaula, Okla.; one brother, Thomas Beggs of Driggs; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Matt, Wayne, and David Beggs, Robert McDowell, Charles McConnell, and Daniel Tyndall. Honorary pallbearers were Junior West, Luke Short, Charlie Emberson and Rick West.