Michael Wayne DeWild, 54, of Portland, Texas passed from this life on February 7, 2014. Mike was born August 1, 1959 at DeKalb, Illinois to Janie DeWild and the late Dale DeWild. A lover of tractors, he worked for Producers Tractor Company and South Texas Implement as well as other John Deere Dealerships for many years.
Mike also loved the Dallas Cowboys and was an avid NASCAR fan and was known as Kool Breeze in the fantasy NASCAR circuit.
He leaves his wife of 26 years, Chris; one daughter, Jada DeWild of Moline, Illinois; two sons, Adam Gripp of Helena, Arkansas and Chad DeWild of Durant, Iowa; one brother, Rechard DeWild of Moline, Illinois; one sister, Diana Perry of Poplar Grove, Arkansas; his mother, Janie DeWild of Poplar Grove; and a dear friend, Curtis Crip of Elaine, Arkansas.
His father, Dale DeWild, preceded him in death.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.
A memorial service for Mike DeWild was held Monday, February 17, 2014 from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Helena, Arkansas.