Donald “Freddie” Fred McWhorter, Jr., 53 of Star City died on March 1, 2016 at his home.

He was born December 11, 1962 in Pine Bluff to the late Donald Fred and Sallie Jean Stover McWhorter. He was a member of Yorktown Free Will Baptist Church and was retired from Yorktown Water.

Also preceding him in death were his grandparents, Howard Fred and Virginia Burns McWhorter and Elmer and Mildred Blasengame.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra McWhorter; son, Andrew McWhorter, both of Star City; sister, Sandra Copeland of Independence, Iowa and many friends and other family.

Funeral services will be held on March 5 at 2 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Service. Visitation is March 4 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Service in Star City. Burial at Oak Grove Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Bradley Stephens, Donovan Kiser, Griffin Hudgins, Austin Smith, Zach Wilson and Conner Stephens.