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Noah Medford, Jr.

Noah Medford, Jr., age 74, of Board Camp, died Monday, February 5, 2018 at his son’s home in Mena. He was born on Saturday, December 11, 1943 to Noah Sr. and Lucille Keech Medford in Board Camp, Arkansas.

Noah was a man who loved his family and spending time with children and grandchildren, for they were his pride and joy. He enjoyed working on the family farm raising his cattle, ranching, and hunting and fishing. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed Country Western and Gospel music. Noah worked many years at the Arkansas Highway Department in Mena. Noah was a faithful member of the Faith Missionary Baptist Church. Noah was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and a great friend who will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Melvin Medford.

Noah is survived by his wife of 51 years, Karen Medford of Board Camp; two sons, Danny Medford of Mena and Gene Medford and wife, Wendy of Board Camp, his daughter, Tammy Medford Free and husband, Shawn of Mena; two sisters, Fairy Dilbeck of Board Camp and Mary Head of Board Camp; grandchildren, Ronnie Medford and wife, Nicole of Mena, Andrew Medford of Mena, Michael Medford of Mena, Christina Free of Mena, Chloe Speight of Board Camp, Trevor Speight of Board Camp, and Brad Bowden of Fairbanks, Alaska; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Faith Missionary Baptist Church with Brother Tim Harper officiating. Interment will follow in the Board Camp Cemetery under the direction of Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel

Pallbearers are Samuel Crees, Sr., Sam Crees, Jr., Daren Ross, Chris Thacker, C.J. Thacker, and John McWhorter.

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