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William “Bill” D. Richmond

William “Bill” D. Richmond, age 75 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 in Ft. Smith.

Bill was born on October 11, 1943 in San Pedro Rural, California to the late Robert Richmond and the late Lela Mae Brewer Richmond. He was married to the late Carol Cunningham Richmond for 44 years until her passing.

Bill was a contractor working in the construction business. He enjoyed working in his yard. Never meeting a stranger, could always strike up a conversation with anyone. He loved to hunt and fish with family and friends.  Bill loved God and his family deeply and enjoyed going to church. He was a loving and devoted father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend to all who knew him.  He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by a Daughter, Renee Martin of Mena, Arkansas; Sons, William Richmond and John Richmond; Grandchildren, Arian Robertson and husband Nick of Mena, Arkansas; Brittany Wheless and husband Devin of Mena, Arkansas; Hunter Martin of Mena, Arkansas; Justin Cole of Mena, Arkansas; John Richmond of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Great-Grandchildren, Jeffrey Robertson of Mena, Arkansas; Jaxen Robertson of Mena, Arkansas; Karsen Wheless of Mena, Arkansas; Blake Cole of Mena, Arkansas; Isabelle Cole of Mena, Arkansas. A Sister, Cathy Myers of Hatfield, Arkansas. Many nieces, nephews and friends

He was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Lela Mae Richmond, his wife Carol Richmond ; and, one brother R. G. Richmond.

Funeral service was held Tuesday, July16, 2019, 2:00 p.m. at First Christian Church with Reverend Gary Garrett officiating.  Interment was at the Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Visitation was held Monday, July 15, 2019 at Beasley Wood from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Pallbearers were Joe Maybrey, Chris Head, David Donica, Garland Owens, and Tommy Woody.

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