Lemial “Mel” Adrian Huneycutt, 68, of Monticello, passed away on November 18, 2016 of a rare melanoma cancer.
He was born on May 28, 1948 in Tulip, Arkansas and was the son of the late Jason Adrian Huneycutt and Mavis Seale Huneycutt.
Mr. Huneycutt was retired from Cintas and worked in maintenance for Bud Bulloch Real Estate. He served his country in the United States Navy for four years and attended Faith Missionary Baptist Church.
Mr. Huneycutt was an avid Razorback fan, enjoyed traveling, gardening, fishing, mechanic work and yard work but, most of all loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids. Above all things, he was a worker for the Lord, loved people and led many to the Lord. He frequently visited the sick in the hospital and nursing homes and would always be there for his neighbors in times of need.
He leaves to cherish his memories; his wife of 45 years, Dianna Langley Huneycutt; two sons, Ray Huneycutt of Star City; Michael Huneycutt (Alex) of Monticello; two daughters, Melissa Huneycutt and Jessica (Chris Robins) Huneycutt both of Monticello; three grandchildren, Austin Huneycutt, Jaci Foshee and Taylor Huneycutt; two brothers, Ronnie Huneycutt (Darlene) of Leola, Arkansas; David Huneycutt (Carolyn) of Springfield, Missouri; two sisters Rebecca Smith (Bill) of Bismarck; Karen Hall (Roger) of Bentonville; host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, nieces and friends.
Funeral service will be held on November 21 at 10 a.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel with Revs. Andy Connard and Tony Wells officiating. Visitation will be held on November 20 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Macedonia Primitive Baptist Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Donnie Cater, Will Wells, Tony Fletcher, Tom Wooten, Jimmy Hearnsberger, and Mike Lawson. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Barnard, Steve Gentry, Keith Montgomery, Jack Allen, R.H. Casteel, and Herbert Bradley.
Memorials may be made to Faith Missionary Baptist Church, Faith Lane, Monticello, AR 71655.