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Brian James Logan

Brian-Logan-PaperMr. Brian James Logan, age 33, of Cherry Hill, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013 in Mena. 

He was born December 18, 1979 in DeQueen, Arkansas to Mike Logan and Judy Steele Logan. He was united in marriage to Laura Philpot. Brian was a poultry farmer and was a member of the Yocana Baptist Church. He was active in his community and was a member of the National Rifle Association, the Elks, and the Cattleman’s Association.  Brian was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved horses, mules and hot rods, and of course, his coyote, Sophie. He was a devoted family man and will be greatly missed by his community and those who loved him.

He is survived by wife Laura Logan of Cherry Hill, Arkansas; daughters Emilee Lewis of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Lindsey Logan of Cherry Hill, Arkansas; parents Mike and Judy Logan of Ink, Arkansas; paternal grandmother Pansy Logan of Mena, Arkansas; maternal grandmother Elouise Steele of South Beloit, Illinois; and a host of friends too great to mention.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Homer Logan; his maternal grandfather Paul Steele; and by an Uncle Alan Steele.

Funeral services will be Monday, August 26, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Cherry Hill Methodist Church with Brother Lynn Chiles and Dr. Bill McCourtney officiating.  Interment follows in the Highland Cemetery at Cherry Hill under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.  Visitation will be general.

Pallbearers are Cory Carter, Jay Cearley, Rodney Mathews, Ryan Boyd, Art Warrington, and Darrin Cannon.  Honorary pallbearers are Traven Philpot, Dalton Pierce, Austin Pierce and Travis Philpot.

Memorials may be made to the Yocana Baptist Church Building Fund.

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