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Melvin “Dan” Wilroy, 74

Melvin “Dan” Wilroy, 74, of Heber Springs, passed away March 20, 2020. He was born May 30, 1945 in West Helena, Arkansas to the late Melvin Dan Wilroy and Thelma Inez Burns-Wilroy.

Dan honorably served in the US Army and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal. He was of Baptist faith and enjoyed spending his time as a mechanic, fishing, hunting and gardening. He was a member of his local VFW Post #3543.

Dan is preceded in death by his parents Melvin and Thelma Wilroy.

Dan leaves behind his loving wife of 37 years Eileen Wilroy; his daughters Donna Renee Hollmann (Harry), Laurie Lynne Garza (Russell), and Yvette Hale; his son Melvin Dan Wilroy, Jr; sixteen grandchildren; eighteen greatgrandchildren; brother Ervin Wayne Wilroy; and his special friends Wayne Adams and Diana Green.

In light of current public health concerns, Dan’s Memorial Service will be held at a later date at Rose Hills Memorial Park, 3888 South Workman Mill Road, Whittier, California. His family is very grateful for your understanding, support and prayers in this difficult time.

In lieu of flowers, Dan’s family is requesting donations be made in his honor to the Heber Springs Human Society.

Cremation arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400




  • Harry Hollmann Jr Posted March 23, 2020 8:05 PM

    RIP Papa Dan.

  • Robin Becerra Posted March 23, 2020 8:15 PM

    Im so sorry for your guy’s loss. I have nothing but good memories of Dan , he always treated me so loving and kind growing up.

  • Kathy Shelton Posted March 25, 2020 6:51 PM

    Eileen, I am so sorry you are going through this. The lord will carry you through. If there is anything I can do please call me. Prayers and God Bless.

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