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Robert D. Wilkie, 85

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Robert D. Wilkie, 85 of Cabot, Arkansas passed from this life on January 4, 2017. He was born on July 29, 1931 in Sardis, Mississippi to the late Walter T. and Doris Ray Wilkie. Robert loved his Lord and was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Cabot; he was also a very talented wood worker.

He is survived by his loving wife, Helen Wilkie; five children, Rick Acosta, Rene Davis, Elaine Hosea, Lisa Notestine, Robert T. Wilkie; fourteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; one brother, Billy Wilkie and a host of other family and friends. Robert is also preceded in death by his siblings, Naomi Wilkie, Geneva Davidson and Walter T. Wilkie Jr.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2016 at 10:00 am at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Cabot, AR. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400

 

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7 Comments

  • Tom & Zelma Thurgood Posted January 5, 2017 5:41 PM

    we loved Harrell very much. .we had missed both of you,in church . we are so sorry to hear that Harrell had died. We are so sorry for your loss

  • Sherrie Ayers Posted January 5, 2017 7:04 PM

    Helen and family, I am saddened to hear of his passing. You all have always been such a bright light in my day, during our visits and on Facebook! I have much love and respect for you all. Praying for the family,

  • Ann Uhrich. Posted January 5, 2017 7:12 PM

    We know where Darel is today and he is still giving that big beautiful, loving smile. He will be missed by so many. I have always cherished my Santa’s he made for me. Prayers for you my friend Helen as well as your family.

  • JOYCE E. ROGERS Posted January 5, 2017 9:30 PM

    DAREL, YOU WERE A GOOD MAN. I HAVE THINGS YOU MADE I’LL ALWAYS TREASURE.

  • Pat Whitfield Posted January 5, 2017 11:21 PM

    oh sweet Helen so so sorry for your loss. I also have a Santa and think of your and that he made it when I put it on my tree. Praying for you and family. again so so sorry Pat Whitfield and Billy Whitfield

  • Nelda Davidson Strickland Posted January 6, 2017 5:57 PM

    I have many childhood memories of watching Uncle Darel carve animals from peach seeds. I have several that I use on my Christmas tree every year. He will always be remembered.

  • Darleen Leftridge Posted January 6, 2017 11:14 PM

    Helen, so sorry to hear of Darrell’s passing. May God give you peace and comfort during this time.through the love shown from family and friends.

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