Gary Dale "Big Mack" McDougal, 65, of Pine Bluff, died Tuesday, August 21, 2012.

Gary Dale “Big Mack” McDougal, 65, of Pine Bluff, died Tuesday, August 21, 2012.

Born December 27, 1946 at Newport, Ark., he was a son of the late James Wilson McDougal and Loris Oneta Thomason McDougal.

A Pine Bluff High School graduate, Gary was a veteran of the United States Navy retiring as Aviation Electricians Mate-Petty Officer First Class after 17 years of service.

He was a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Chapter 830 and of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 12.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Wilson McDougal.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Rebecca Martin McDougal; children, Gary McDougal, Jr. and wife Kirsty, Todd McDougal, Jackie McDougal, Martin Stevens, Jason Stevens and wife Jennifer, Jeremiah Stevens, Aimee Shinn and husband Chad; sisters; Jane Ashcraft and husband Duffy, and Deloris Ketch and husband Bob; seven grandsons, Hunter, Alex, Charlie, Hayden, Timothy, Thomas, and Garrison; and many other loving family and friends.

Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, at Fuller Hale-South Funeral Chapel with Bro. Stephen Harrison officiating.

The family will be at Mr. McDougal’s residence at other times, 7401 Sulphur Springs Rd.

Memorials may be made to: Arkansas Hospice, 201 Frankie Lane, White Hall, Ark. 71602.

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