Richard D. Boone, age 61, of Bryant passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013.
He was born Oct. 14, 1951, in Little Rock to the late Bill C. and Edna Lee Branstratter Boone.
Ricky had retired from Alcoa and was currently was working part-time at Walmart. He was a member of Mountainside United Methodist Church in Hot Springs Village.
He is survived by his wife, Lynda Benton Boone of the home; one son, Aaron Boone and wife Rebekah of Sayre, Pa.; one daughter, Ashley Bolen and husband Clay of Paragould; one brother, Mark Boone and wife Diane of Bryant; seven grandchildren, Olivia, Jayke, Ryley, Avery, Dalton, Katie Jo, and Sawyer; beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephew, in-laws and many friends.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Bryant First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Chris Hemund and the Rev. Hammett Evans officiating. Burial will follow at Bryant Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Ricky’s cousins: Amanda Adams Haley, Maurey Miller, Brian Adams, Kathy Boone, Martin Boone, Tamara Boone Newsom, Ward Boone and Wade Boone.
Visitation will be held at the church from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday (one hour prior to the service).
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Cole Halley Memorial Scholarship Fund, in care of Bryant First United Methodist Church, 508 N. Reynolds Road, Bryant, AR 72022.
Arrangements are by Roller-Ballard Funeral Home (315-4047).