Wiley Cecil White, Jr., 79, of Crossett, died January 3, 2021.
He was raised in Montrose, a former resident of Hamburg and Junction City, and a resident of Crossett for the past three years.
Mr. White was a lumber inspector who worked for P.E. Barnes Lumber Company for more than 20 years.
He was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Junction City, where he was the Sunday school superintendent, a Sunday school teacher and sang in the choir. He enjoyed every minute of being a member and worshiping in that church. He attended Calvary Missionary Baptist Church prior to his death.
Mr. White enjoyed hunting, fishing and going to auctions to purchase items and give them to his friends and family.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Sue White in 2017; a grandson, Rusty James Savage in 2014; his parents, Wiley Cecil White, Sr. and Eula Maxine Johnson Martin and his brother-in-law, Teddy Hickman.
He is survived by a son, Barry White of Crossett; four daughters, Melanie Collins and husband, Tim, Alisa White, all of Crossett, Lesley Bayer and husband, Todd, and Mary Ashley White all of Cincinnati, Ohio; his sister, Linda Hickman of Hamburg; seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one niece, and one nephew,
Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 7, at 2 p.m. at the Promise Land Cemetery pavilion with Bro. Richard West and Bro. Joey Meredith officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 1:45 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the cemetery.
Burial will be at the Promise Land Cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers are his grandsons, Ethan Bayer, Eli Bayer, and Garrett Blankenship, his sons-in-law, Todd Bayer and Tim Collins and his nephew, Todd Hickman.
Memorials may be made to the Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 400 Washington Street, Hamburg, AR 71646.