William J Able III

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Roller-Citizens Funeral Home
201 North Pine Street
West Memphis, AR  72301
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
11-12
Service Schedule
Funeral Service
Crittenden Memorial Park
2206 Hwy 64
Marion, AR  72364
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
12:30pm
Cemetery
Crittenden Memorial Park
2206 Highway 64 West
Marion, AR  72364
Memorial Contributions
Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
848 Adams Ave
Memphis, TN  38103


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN  38105
I served in the Army.

William J Able IIII am a Veteran.

of Heth, AR

March 26, 1945 - April 22, 2022

William J. Able III, 77, of Heth, Arkansas passed away Friday, April 22, 2022, at his home. On March 26, 1945, he was born in Memphis, TN, to William J. Able, Jr. and Clara Gaines. He enjoyed watching westerns, and going to the VFW and American Legion. Mr. Able was a veteran of the US Army, and a retired sheriff's deputy for the Saint Francis Sheriff's Office. He was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Thomas Able and sister, Sarah Ferguson.

Survivors include his son, Billy (Cana) Able; daughters, Denise (Kelly) Millen and Tracy (Bobby "Bubba") LaComb; grandchildren, Ryan Millen, Haley Millen, Johnathan Allman, Dustin Allman, Christopher Millen, Kaitlyn Millen, Chelsea LaComb, Trey LaComb, and Colin Able; and aunt, Dot Kinard.

Graveside services with military honors will be 12:30 PM, Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at Crittenden Memorial Park, 2206 Hwy. 64 West, Marion, AR with Brian Joyner officiating.

Visitation will be prior to the service from 11am-12pm at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, 201 N. Pine, West Memphis, AR.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are his grandsons.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959, www.stjude.org/memorial or LeBonheur Children's Hospital Foundation, PO Box 41417, Memphis, TN 38174, www.lebonheur.org/donatenow.

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41 Condolence(s)
Albert Ray Taylor
Marion, AR
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Lots of great high school memories and band trips. Praying for your family.

Joe Lucas
Judsonia, AR
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Just now today , this evening hearing of the passing of Billy , great guy , we always had lots of fun , So Sorry to hear this , May God Bless you and family during this time

Marie Vickers
Brickeys, AR
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

So sorry for your loss. I remember Billy from high school. He was closer to my brother John Ford. Prayers for your whole family
From the
Ford family
Marie Ford Vickers

Rebecca Pretty
Heth, AR
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

So sorry for your loss.Mr.Billy was a very caring man and will be deeply missed.May God be with all his friends and family during this time of sorrow.Thank you for letting us all be a part of your Dad's life.Continued prayers for you in your healing.

Jimmy Shull
N. Little Rock, AR
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

So sorry for your loss. Enjoyed being a farming neighbor for many years.

Bo McElya
Harrisburg, AR
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Prayers for all of Billy's family and friends. He was a good friend and a real hoot to talk to and joke about with. Anyone who knew him will be missing him. RIP my friend and fly high.

Michelle Way-Fuller
Duncan, OK
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Billy, Tracy, Bubba and Denise...
Much love, respect and prayers sent your way!
Love you all!!
Michelle and Family

Melissa Brewer
Wewahitchka, FL
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

So sorry for your loss. Mr.Bill was great man. The many times I sent the night with Tracy he always welcoming. I remember one time Tracy,Billy and I decided to build a swimming pool under the carport. The whole time we all thought we was going to get in trouble lol! Mr. Billy never said a word. Great childhood memories!
Mr. Billy you will be missed. Until we meet again rest in peace

Ray & Donna Rose
West Memphis, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Our prayers go out to the family of Mr. Billy. You could not have asked for a better man and friend than Mr.Billy. I will always remember when I would go patrolling with him, he was like family to us. He will be missed very much.

Tami Richardson
Wappapello, MO
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

My deepest sympathy. I knew Billy most of my life very sweet man. My prayers are with all.

Marci Cordell- Greenwood
Marion, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Denise, Billy,Tracy and Family, sorry for y’all’s loss. May God grant y’all piece and comfort.

Russell Schuh
Hot Springs, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

My Deepest Condolences and Heartfelt Prayers for Billy's Family, Billy was a GREAT Friend and will be sorely Missed by Many.

Russell Schuh
Hot Springs, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

My Deepest Condolences and Heartfelt Prayers for Billy's Family, Billy was a GREAT Friend and will be sorely Missed by Many.

Robin Kutas
Memphis, TN
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

May God give you peace and comfort to ease your grief. My prayers and love are with all of you.

Larry Daughety
Birmingham, AL
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Dear Family, We will not be able to attend the funeral but you are in our prayers!!!!! So sorry for our loss.

Becky Pendley
Heth, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Mr. Billy was always so nice to me. He will be greatly missed.

Karen Cook
West Memphis, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

I was fortunate enough to meet Mr. Billy at the American Legion in West Memphis when he would come in for our monthly fish fry. A great man who will be greatly missed. Praying for the family.

Barbara P Cook
West Memphis, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

So sorry for your loss,he was a nice man

Charice Lucas Kemp
Brownsville, TN
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

I am so sorry for your loss. Billy was one of a kind ! Always treated everyone w such respect. Sending prayers for peace and comfort in the upcoming days and all of the days moving forward!

Heather Milton Hess
WYNNE, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Denise, Tracy and Billy,
I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Billy's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

Jennifer Hillis
Heth, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Denise, Billy, and Tracey... I am so very sorry for your loss. Your dad was a sweetheart. I have a lot of fond memories of him. Much love, hugs, and prayers to you all.

melissa d barnes
Widener, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

I am so sorry for your loss . You are all in our prayers.

Tammy Merritt
MARION, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Sorry for your loss, he was a good friend to many people he will be greatly missed.

Michelle Hinze Haynie
Little elm, TX
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

I am so sorry for your loss! I remember Billy being a big part of the Shell Lake community and a friend of our family.

Shannon Boozer
Jonesboro, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Billy's passing. He always looked after us teenage kids and was always making sure we were ok when we would be closing the stores. You will be missed.

Jeffrey Cordell
Heth, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Praying for you all 🙏. Mr Billy was Friend to all and a Very kind man.

Nathan and Susana Frymire
Horseshoe Bend, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Our love goes out to the whole family. Mr. Billy was a fine outstanding awesome man. We respected him as much as we respected our own dads. He didn't mind putting an youngster in check.

Billy Thomen
Horseshoe Lake, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Praying for the family.

Devon Marshall-Lasker
Little Rock, AR
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Monday, April 25, 2022

Denise I am very sorry for your loss of your father. Please know that you have my deepest sympathy age I will keep your family lifted in prayer 🙏

Gail Surrena
Crownpoint, NM
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Monday, April 25, 2022

Blessings to you all. I am so sorry for your loss.

Stacie Meador
Heth, AR
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Monday, April 25, 2022

Denise, Tracey, Billy and families....
Sorry for the loss of your loss. I will pray for your comfort during this time.

Nikki LaComb
Proctor, AR
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Monday, April 25, 2022

Tracy, Bubba, Chelsea, Trey you are all in our hearts. We love you so much. Mr. Billy is walking with Ms. Vickie and God now. We love you guys!

William Thomas Rash
Belmont, NC
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Monday, April 25, 2022

Billy Sr. Has and will always have my deepest and upmost respect. This man has alway treated me like I was family. Thank you Mr Able for being a part of my life God Bless

Foster & Renita Rash
Melbourne, AR
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Monday, April 25, 2022

We were honored to have Billy as our friend. Thank you for your service to our country. May you Rest In Peace. Prayers for his precious family and friends. 🙏🏻🇺🇸

Rhonda Glasper Troup
Hughes, AR
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Monday, April 25, 2022

My condolences to the family

Annette Crum
Heth, AR
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Monday, April 25, 2022

Denise, Tracy, and Billy what a man of great character! From a friendly wave passing by, to countless times he came to our aid through the sheriff's office your daddy was one of a kind. He will be missed. Prayers to you and your families as you navigate this difficult time. Love you!!

Tammy McClish
Englewood, FL
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Monday, April 25, 2022

We Love you Uncle Billy!

Marsha Cupples
West Memphis, AR
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Monday, April 25, 2022

I remember Mr. Billy from back in the 70’s when we lived out in Shell Lake. Always was a kind man. Praying for the family.

Eddie and Denise Allison
Horseshoe Lake, AR
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Monday, April 25, 2022

So sorry for your loss. Billy was a very special man with a gentle and kind personality. He will be greatly missed.

BOBBY WARD
HETH, AR
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Monday, April 25, 2022

We will miss our friend.

Johnny Waldo
Marion, AR
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Monday, April 25, 2022

I am so sorry for your loss. Billy was an awesome friend!!!