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Harold Gene Loving

Harold Gene Loving, age 56, of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019 at his home surrounded by friends and family.

He was born March 27, 1963 in DeQueen, Arkansas to the late Harold Ray Loving and his mother Nora Jean Hanley Gordon. Harold loved to socialize with friends, family, and anyone else who would take the time. He was a Razorback fan, enjoyed going to TJ’s for breakfast, but wrestling was Harold’s favorite past-time.  He attended the First Baptist Church in Hatfield. Harold was a great son, uncle, brother and friend to all that knew him; he will be dearly missed by all.

He is survived by his mother, Nora Jean Gordon of Hatfield, Arkansas; step-father, John Gordon of Hatfield, Arkansas; brother, Allen Loving of Hatfield, Arkansas; sisters:  Renee Veal of Mena, Arkansas and Paige Self of Hatfield, Arkansas; aunts:  Lois Ruffin of Hatfield, Arkansas, Pat Sanford of Wright City, Oklahoma, and Doris Gist of Colbert, Oklahoma; and special nephews:  Aaden Self of Hatfield, Arkansas and Dillon Loving of Hatfield, Arkansas.  He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Loving; the man that raised him, Lloyd Self; maternal grandparents, Clarence Dean Hanley and Stella Mae Hanley;  his uncles: Troy Ruffin and Clarence Dean “Bud” Hanley; and his aunt, Margie Black.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Beasley-Wood Chapel in Mena. Officiating the service will be Brother Victor Rowell, internment will follow at Six Mile cemetery in Hatfield under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.  Pallbearers are Leon Jordan, Kenny Miller, Ray Hagler, Joey Hughes, Lucas Loving, Nicholas Loving. Honorary Pallbearers are Tony Fairless, Steve Oglesby, Michael Brewer, Bob Brewer, Sr. and Gary Rose.

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