Billy West McClendon of Waldron, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Bill was born December 14, 1936 in Geraldine, Alabama to William A. McClendon and Oval O. (West) McClendon. He was 82 years old. Bill was a longtime member of Temple Baptist Church in Waldron, Arkansas.
Bill proudly served time in the Army National Guard. He later went to work in the poultry industry and served in many, different capacities before retiring from Tyson Foods as a member of the management team. Bill enjoyed fishing, yard work and especially gardening.
Bill leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 33 years, Jackie of the home, three daughters: Sherrie Pence of Crossville, Alabama, Robin Bankston of Albertville, Alabama and Mitzi Hughes of Boaz, Alabama as well as two brothers: Ned McClendon and Don McClendon both of Geraldine, Alabama. Granddaddy Bill will forever remain in the hearts of his grandchildren: Josie Hughes and Tyler Bankston and wife Jennifer along with three great grandchildren. Bill will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted including a host of nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Amos and Oval McClendon.
Bill's memorial life celebration will be at 6:00 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Jack Smith officiating. Arrangements and cremation are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory.
Bill's visitation will be Friday, June 14, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.
Bill's family would like to extend a special thank you for your kindness, thoughtfulness and willingness to help in such a difficult time to: David Chrisman, Tim & Stacy Cox, Verna Conway, Rose Fosnaugh, Waldron Nursing Center and Mercy Hospice.
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