Jacky D. Bearden, 58, of Benton went to be with his Lord on Oct. 20. He enjoyed deer hunting, music and drag racing.
Jacky attended school at Bauxite and was a member of Boy Scouts and Falcon Club of America. He retired from Enmar-Ameron in 1983 and was also a bus driver for Benton schools. Jacky also served in the Army National Guard.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Polly and H.E. Bearden; a nephew, Bobby Mathis Jr.; and a niece, Kayanna Bearden.
He is survived by his brothers, Jimmy and wife Susie and Jerry and wife Marcia; a sister, Linda Green and husband Ron; the "love of his life," Cheryl Reeves; three nephews, Randy, Bobby and Jake; three nieces, Becky, Kristie and Dixie; and many friends and relatives.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Dial and Dudley Funeral Home followed by a graveside service at New Summit Cemetery in Benton with "Bro. Punkin" officiating.
Family comments: His family and friends loved him and miss him dearly.
Online guestbook: www.dialanddudleyfuneralhome.com