Willis Dean Ash

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Roller-Crouch Funeral Home
510 E. College Ave.
Batesville, AR  72501
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Service Schedule
Graveside Service
Alderbrook Cemetery
100 Alderbrook Rd.
Desha, AR  72527
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Alderbrook Cemetery
100 Alderbrook Road
Desha, AR  72527
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Southside Assembly of God
549 Heber Springs Rd.
Batesville, AR  72501

Willis Dean Ash

of Desha, AR

August 7, 1931 - September 2, 2021

Willis Dean Ash, 90, of Desha died September 2, 2021.

He was born August 7, 1931 in Lepanto, Arkansas to Thomas and Dovie (Fuller) Ash.

Willis was married to his wife for 67 years and was a wonderful husband, caregiver, and father. He was a quiet, but wonderful man who was a retired feed truck driver for JK Southerland and ConAgra for over 20 years. He enjoyed fishing and woodworking.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Danny Ray Ash; two brothers, J.D. and Orville Ash, and three sisters, Charlotte Yates, Emma Jean Herndon, and Pauline Stinson

Survivors include his wife, whom he married on October 4, 1953, Joy Ann (Pruden) Ash of the home; two sons, Johnny Lee Ash of Salado and Roy Dean Ash of Desha; one daughter, Sherry Lou Seeley (Noel) of Desha; one sister, Rosie Sopie of Illinois; ten grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren with two more on the way, and several nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held from 12:00pm until 1:30pm at the Roller-Crouch Funeral Home.

Graveside Service will be Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 2:00pm at Alderbrook Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Jordan Harder, Hunter Dildine, Shaun Campbell, Michael Franks, and Noel Seeley.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his honor to Southside Assembly of God, 549 Heber Springs Rd, Batesville, AR 72501.

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Danny Ray Crymes
Mountain View, AR
Friday, September 3, 2021

To Willis' family -- you have my most sincere condolences. I have had the privilege of calling him a friend many years. He was always quiet, easy going, cooperative, and had head full of good old "horse sense", the best kind of knowledge.