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David Linn Marler, age 71

David Linn Marler, age 71, of Jacksonville, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 4, 2023. He was born in Bonne Terre, Missouri on April 11, 1951 to the late Lindell Marler and Betty Ketcherside.

David worked as a Car Foreman for the Union Pacific Railroad for 40 years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, but his main love was photography.

David is preceded in death by his parents; his uncles Roger Marler and Vernon Marler; and many other loved ones.

He leaves behind his loving wife Mary Ann Marler; daughters Mechelle Marler-Pate (Eugene), Taeitha Marler-Demery (Charles), and Keira Marler; grandchildren Kenndy Crutchfield, Georgia Crutchfield, Kandace Crutchfield, Gabrielle Marler, Matthew Pate, Zachary Pate, Cordell Marler, Angel Marler, and Steven Dibbons; great-granddaughter Ava Crutchfield; siblings Wayne Marler (Rita) and Mary Marler Limpert (Bill); many nieces and nephews; and a host of extended family and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 11:00am at First General Baptist Church; 5920 Mac Arthur Drive, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72118.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Melinda Fox Posted January 4, 2023 7:25 PM

    Prayers for your family at this time.

  • Carla Key Posted January 5, 2023 2:57 PM

    Sincere Condolences extended to you Michelle & Family. May God Bless you, love you & give you all strength during this time.

  • Suzy Copeland Posted January 6, 2023 5:58 PM

    Sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you.

  • Jo and Tony Cochran Posted January 12, 2023 8:42 PM

    Our thoughts and prayers for the Marler family.

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