Floyd Dale Keisler, 75, was born Sept. 13, 1937, in Leola to the late Martin Ongelo Keisler and Lena Williams Keisler. The Lord called him home to heaven Sept. 24 at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock.
Floyd loved the Lord and was a dedicated Christian and a member of Forest Hills Missionary Baptist Church.
He attended Leola, White Hall and Pine Bluff schools. He served in the Arkansas National Guard from Feb. 28, 1955, through Feb. 26, 1957.
Later he served in the Army National Guard in Waxahachie, Texas, from February 1957 through February 1960. He received honorable discharge from the U.S. Army Reserve on April 30, 1963.
In addition to his parents, Floyd was preceded in death by his wife, Janet Keisler.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Roberts Keisler; five children, Barbara Renee Lewis, Randy Keisler and wife Sherry, Daleene Drennan, Jarrod Roberts and wife Laura, and Joseph Roberts; nine grandchildren, Peter Welchman, Lindsay Welchman Rone, Jennifer Keisler Offutt, Stephanie Keisler Davidson, Chris Wooten, K.D. Wooten Ferguson, Jake Drennan, J.D. Roberts, and Jacy Roberts; seven great-grandchildren, Jaxon Welchman, Haley Davidson, Makenzy Davidson, Cade Offutt, Charis Offutt, Spencer Drazic, and Reagan Rone; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home in Benton with the Revs. Mark Blakely and Jacob Bagby officiating. Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Alexander.
Serving as pallbearers are Barry Keisler, Stephen Hill, Chris Wooten, J.D. Roberts, John Reed, Josh Reed, Mike Cagle and Brett Haley. Honorary pallbearers are Mike McBurnett, Jimmy Canada and Wayne Canada.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the funeral home.
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