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Roger Dale Wilson

Mr. Roger Dale Wilson, age 72, passed away Thursday, January 11, 2024, in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He was born November 28, 1951, in Mena, Arkansas, to the late Nicodemus Harrison Lee and Violet Valentine (Robinette) Wilson.

Mr. Wilson worked for the Polk County Road Department for 43 years until his retirement. Roger was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed playing the guitar.

Roger is preceded in death by his parents, Nicodemus Harrison Lee and Violet Valentine (Robinette) Wilson; brother, Carl Wilson and wife Joyce; and sister, Anna Wilson Denton and husband Alfred.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Glenda Sue Wilson; son, Kendall Wilson and wife Twila; grandchildren, Alyssa Carroll and husband Braden; great-grandchild, Walker Carroll; brother, Roy Wilson and wife Marilyn; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as by a host of other family and friends too numerous to mention.

Services for Mr. Roger Dale Wilson will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at the Wickes Pentecostal Church, in Wickes, Arkansas. Brother Raymond Dees and Chris Burke will be officiating under the direction of Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Interment will be private. Visitation will be general.

Pallbearers are Donald Burk, Casey Hamner, Harley Mullinex, Thomas Stark, Todd Webb, Weston Burke. Honorary Pallbearers will be Dewayne Baker, Keith Philpot, Claudio O’Campo, and Wes Igo.

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