Charles Roe ThomisonI am a Veteran.

of Batesville, AR

August 4, 1941 - March 30, 2024

Charles Roe Thomison, 82, of Batesville passed away March 30, 2024.

He was born August 4, 1941 in Moorefield, Arkansas to William Roe Thomison and Sallie Elizabeth (Pool) Thomison.

Charles served the Lord as a member of Quail Valley Free Will Baptist Church and graduated from Batesville High School in 1959. In his early years, he sang in a gospel quartet and the choir at church and taught a teen Sunday school class. He served in the Army National Guard for 6 years and for over 46years he dedicated his life to serving others as a Funeral Director with Roller-Crouch Funeral Home, with 2019 marking his last service. His passion was helping people. He was a selfless, kind, loving, gentle, caring and compassionate man.

Charles loved to travel. He also enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports and dirt track racing at Batesville Motor Speedway and West Plains Speedway. Charles loved NASCAR and collecting NASCAR memorabilia. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working in his yard and planting his garden. He always videoed every holiday and event of his daughters and grandchildren and was always ''taking care of his people''. He enjoyed watching John Wayne movies, eating Ho-Ho cake, ice cream, honey buns, and tootsie rolls, and drinking Dr. Pepper.

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Bonita (Davis) Thomison of the home; four daughters, Michelle Knabe (Chris) of Batesville, Shelly Swaim (Shane) of Locust Grove, Kim Coles (Kevin) of Desha, Nicole Driver (Dan) of Batesville; sister-in-law, Joyce Thomison; ''sister'', Kay Mullins (Thomison), nine grandchildren, Rusty Staggs (Chaney), Sydney Goodwin (Cory), Sawyer Swaim, Shaylah Swaim, Kameron Coles , Tristen Driver, Dillon Driver, Lakrista Knabe, Cameron Knabe (Rachel); eight great-grandchildren, Cayden Goodwin, Morgan Goodwin, Hardin Goodwin, Sophie Staggs, Leon Knabe, Silas Knabe, Henry Knabe, Kingston Knabe, and a host of nieces and nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Jay; one infant sister, Lorene; one infant brother, Lonnie; one sister, Irene, and a special brother-in-law, Glenn Mullins.

Pallbearers are Rusty Staggs, Tristen Driver, Sawyer Swaim, Dillon Driver, Kameron Coles, and Cory Goodwin. Honorary pallbearers are Heidi Machen, Russ Staggs, Mark House, Bill Coles, Glen Smart, James McLean, Gary Davis, Bobby Davis, Alan Propher, and John High.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 5, 2024 at Quail Valley Free Will Baptist Church at 10:00am with Robert Jones and Dustin Crawford officiating. Burial will follow at Egner Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Thursday, April 4, 2024 at the Roller-Crouch Funeral Home from 5:00pm until 8:00pm.

Service Information
Roller-Crouch Funeral Home
510 E. College Ave.
Batesville,  AR 72501
4/4/2024 at 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Funeral Service
Quail Valley Free Will Baptist Church
4000 Harrison St.
Batesville,  AR 72501
4/5/2024 at 10:00am

Egner Cemetery
New Chapel Road
Salado, AR 72575

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Crouch Funeral Home
510 College Avenue
Batesville, AR  72501