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Carl Wayne Plyler

December 5, 1934 ~ September 17, 2019 (age 84)

Carl Wayne Plyler 84 of Arkadelphia passed away September 17, 2019. Carl was born December 5, 1934 in Whelen Springs, AR. to the late Alonzo Carl and Annie Eckert Plyler. Carl would spend 23 years in the United States Army, serving his country in Vietnam and Korea, Carl would retire with the rank of E6. Afterwards he would also retire from the Union Pacific and Midland Railroad, faithful member of the First Assembly of God Church in Arkadelphia, he enjoyed fishing and metal detecting.

Carl is preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife of 56 years Stella Frances Rogers Plyler, daughter; Rhonda Darnelle Plyler and brother; Richard Plyler. Those to share his memory are his six children; Jimmy (Tracie) Plyler of Benton, Ronnie (Pamela) Plyler of Benton, Tammy (special friend Mike) Plyler of Idabel, OK, Tina (Shawn) Patterson of Arkadelphia, Gina (Shawn) McConihay of Arkadelphia, and Randy (Amanda) Plyler of Arkadelphia.  His Beloved, loyal friend and pet Sadie,15 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, two sisters; Carolyn Thomas of Little Rock, and Shirley (James) Baker of Gurdon, one brother; Wendell (Judy) Plyler of Gulf Shores, Al, numerous friends and extended family, special friends; Johnny and Mary Weaver.

Visitation will be held at Ruggles Wilcox Funeral Home on Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be Friday, September 20, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Bro. Nathan Rogers officiating, interment will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to First Assembly of God, 917 South 11th St, Arkadelphia, AR 71923

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