Harlan David Beaty, 61, of Benton died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, of a heart attack. He was born in Little Rock on Sept. 23, 1952, to Horace “Buck” and Irene Beaty. Harlan was a lover of the outdoors.
His favorite hobbies were working in the yard, building things and painting. He loved his family. He spent many hours tracking the family lines and travelling to different places to research records and photograph headstones.
He enjoyed being with people. He always had time to offer a friendly ear and always was eager to lend a helping hand. He will be remembered by each and every life he touched.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Pamla Beaty; and a sister, Betty Smith.
Harlan is survived by two children, Nova Plaisance and husband Jerome and their four children, Autumn, Silas, Rayne and Lily Blue. and Sean Beaty and wife Chrystal and their three children, Ashlee, Michelle and Shelby. He is also survived by his brother, Michael Beaty; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He was a loving brother-in-law, neighbor and friend.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Ashby Funeral Home in Benton.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com .