Neal Arlan Canada, 56, of McGehee, passed away on July 24, 2016.
He was a self employed dump truck driver, former manager for Pepsi of America Distribution in Monticello and formerly worked for RC and Coca Cola Bottling Company and Turner Snax, Inc.
Mr. Canada helped with the rebuilding of south Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina. He loved spending time with his family, fishing, hunting and spending time with his dogs. He was a member of Arc of Faith Church in Monticello.
He was born on November 18, 1959 in Socorro, New Mexico and was the son of Beverly Barnes Canada and the late Lloyd Canada.
Other than his father, he was preceded in death by his son, Aaron Hudson.
Survivors include his wife, Tawana Canada of McGehee; mother, Beverly Canada of Camden; son, Chris Hudson and his wife, Jenny of White Hall; daughter, Ashley Durkee and her husband, Patrick of Denver, Colorado; brother, Kenny Canada of Camden; sister, Charlotte Castleberry of Booneville; grandchildren, Eden Brown, Mikayla Hudson, Ellie Durkee, Elisha Brown, Morgan Hudson, Gunnar Durkee, Mia Hudson, and expecting another grandchild in September.
Visitation will be held on July 29 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at family’s home, located at 1003 N. 3rd Street in McGehee.
Memorial services will be held on July 30 at 2 p.m. at Arc of Faith Church in Monticello with Rev. Bruce Hackett officiating.
Memorials may be made to:
Arkansas Children’s Hospital Burn Unit
P.O. Box 2222
Little Rock, AR 72203