WHITE HALL - Gwen Dale "Butch" Duckworth, age 71, of White Hall, died Monday, October 20, 2014, at the John L. McClellan Veterans Administration Hospital in Little Rock. Mr. Duckworth was born September 28, 1943, in Brinkley, Arkansas, the son of the late Carl Dunbar and Mildred Lucille Neeley Duckworth.

WHITE HALL - Gwen Dale "Butch" Duckworth, age 71, of White Hall, died Monday, October 20, 2014, at the John L. McClellan Veterans Administration Hospital in Little Rock. Mr. Duckworth was born September 28, 1943, in Brinkley, Arkansas, the son of the late Carl Dunbar and Mildred Lucille Neeley Duckworth.


Mr. Duckworth was reared and received his education in Brinkley and White Hall, where he graduated from White Hall High School.


A Navy veteran, Mr. Duckworth served in Vietnam and was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and was a greeter at the Sunday morning service. He had been a resident of White Hall since 1954. He worked in the parts department of Welch Nissan for twenty nine years and for twelve years for Trotter Toyota.


He was predeceased by his parents and a brother, Carl Ray Duckworth.


Survivors include his wife, Barbara Ann Tucker Duckworth, whom he married March 27, 1970, in Pine Bluff; daughter, Jeanette Duckworth of Redfield; three sons and daughters-in-law, Scott and Teresa Duckworth of Monticello, Chad and Amy Duckworth of White Hall, Gary and Brandy Duckworth of Sheridan; eleven grandchildren, Derek, Kevin, Kelsey, Dustin, Ryan, Sara, Alissa, Dwight, Noah, Jay and Isaiah and a brother, Ruben Duckworth of Tennessee.


Funeral services will be Thursday, October 23, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors with Reverend ML Faler and Reverend Zan Pierce officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.


The family will receive friend’s at Robinson’s Wednesday evening from 5 - 7 p.m..


Memorials may take the form of contributions to Oak Grove Baptist Church, 13112 Dollarway Road, White Hall, Arkansas 71602.


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