John Clyde Wilmoth, Jr., 52, of Mayflower, formerly of Monticello, passed away November 17 at his home, surrounded by his family.
He was born on December 17, 1968, in Monticello, to the late John Clyde Wilmoth, Sr., and Retha Pauline Connard Wilmoth.
He was a graduate of Monticello High School and attended the University of Arkansas at Monticello for two years. He worked at Burlington Industries until it closed, then went to work at Baptist Health in Little Rock. He was a member of Cominto Baptist Church and attended Stanfill Baptist Church in Jacksonville with his sister, Suzanne, her husband Greg, and niece Ashleigh.
John loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He was a mentor and friend to many CARTI patients every other Monday as he took chemo for more than seven years. He adored his CARTI doctor, Jamie Burton and her nurses, Holli and Pat.
He was preceded in death by his parents; maternal grandparents, Nettie Addline Groves, and Mitchell (Slim) Connard; paternal grandparents, Beulah Clyde Taylor Wilmoth and Winfred Wilmoth; as well as a host of uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
John is survived by his brother, Winfred Clark Wilmoth and wife Leigh Anne Moore Wilmoth of Monticello; his sister, Johna Suzanne Wilmoth Webb and husband Gregory Allen Webb of Sherwood; nephews, Billy John Wilmoth and wife Alex and Thomas Clark Wilmoth; niece, Ashleigh Suzanne Webb; two great nieces, Naomi Rose Wilmoth and Leighton Riley Stubbs; and a plethora of cousins, aunts, uncles, friends, and family.
Visitation in Conway will be Saturday, November 20, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home, 650 Central Landing Blvd, Conway AR 72032.
Visitation in Monticello will be Sunday November 21, from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home. Funeral Services will follow at 3 p.m. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello.