Roger Dale Hackney

Roger Dale Hackney, 72 of Star City, passed away on August 28, 2018.

He was born on October 15, 1945 in Pine Bluff to the late Reginald H. and Ercell Marie Scifres Hackney.

Mr. Hackney was a member of Mt. Home United Methodist Church, attended First Free Will Baptist Church in Star City and was a veteran of the Arkansas National Guard. He was a logging contractor, retiring after 48 years, member of the Dumas Bass Club, an avid hunter and fisherman and was a family man who loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Also preceding him in death was a brother, James F. Hackney.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Beatty Hackney of Star City; a son, Greg (Julie) Hackney of Gonzales, Louisiana; a daughter, Regina (Ron) Hackney Lusby of Hot Springs; eight grandchildren, Sunnie (Robert) Jester, Ryann (Caleb) Webb, Ralston Lusby, Remington Lusby, Drew Hackney, Luke Hackney, Hannah Hackney and Sarah Hackney; three great-grandchildren, Bentley Jester, Addi Mae Jester and Hutch Jester; and his favorite puppy, Jasper.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 30, at 10 a.m. at Griffin Funeral Chapel in Star City with Bro. Tim Forman officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 29 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenmount Cemetery near Star City.