Marvin Allen Vestal, 75, of Montrose, died November 26, 2021, at his residence.
Mr. Vestal was a native of Danville, Arkansas and a resident of the Trafalgar community outside of Hamburg for many years. He was a 1964 graduate of Lakeside High School and a 1966 graduate of the Ouachita Valley Technical School in West Monroe, Louisiana.
Mr. Vestal worked as an electrician, retiring in 2005. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 474, in Memphis, Tennessee. He loved his children, was always there for anything they were involved in and was a proud “Mother Fle”. Mr. Vestal was a charter member of the Trafalgar Hunting Club and he enjoyed running dogs and working on vehicles.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Jennie Priddy Vestal; two brothers, Claud Vestal and Lyndon Vestal; two sisters, Josephine Smith and Mary Jeanette Vestal.
He is survived by a daughter, Terri Lynn Williams of Malvern; three stepdaughters, Myra Baird and boyfriend, Dallas Cauthen, of Stewart, Tennessee, Carmen Valdez and husband, Jose, of Whittier, California and Christy Turner and husband, Mike, of Springfield, Missouri; five stepsons, Jim Sanchez and wife, Amy, of West Frankfort, Illinois, Andrew Sanchez of Farmington, Missouri, Brad Ward, James Ward and Dalton Ward all of Arkansas; two brothers, George Vestal of Fountain Hill and Tony Vestal and wife, Marcia, of Portland; two sisters, Linda Vestal of Belleview and Julia “Judy” Sadler and husband, Richard, of Portland; a special friend, Ricky Lynn of Montrose; 16 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, December 2, at 10 a.m. at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home with Bro. Zach Jackson officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. at the funeral home.
Honorary pallbearers are the members of the Trafalgar Hunting Club and the members of the Local 474.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or the American Cancer Society, 901 N. University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204.