of Cave City, AR
February 26, 1941 - May 23, 2023
Desmal Lee Nesbitt, 82, of Cave City, Arkansas passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at Ash Flat Nursing Home in Ash Flat, Arkansas. Desmal was born on February 26, 1941 in Herpel, Arkansas to the late Loyd O. and Meddrith Faye (McDoniel) Nesbitt. Desmal was known for being an extremely hard worker and worked for many years as a truck driver. In addition to being a hard worker he was also an avid gardener and enjoyed raising horses specifically Tennessee Walkers and Fox Trotters. Desmal was quite the joker and will be remembered among many things for his wonderful sense of humor. He will be greatly missed by all of his loving family and friends. Desmal was a member of Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City, Arkansas. Desmal is survived by his wife of 63 years Mary Coleen (Sullivan) Nesbitt whom he married on July 21, 1960; one daughter, Leah Ann Watson; one son, William "Bill" Dow Nesbitt and wife Marsha; five grandchildren, Jason Huskey, Brandi Murphree, Brooke Gilbert, Cali Hildebrandt, and Rylee Ratton; thirteen great-grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends. Desmal is preceded in death by his parents, Loyd O. and Meddrith Faye (McDoniel) Nesbitt and one sister, Bonnie Crymes. Visitation is Friday, May 26, 2023 from 12:00PM-1:00PM at Roller Crouch Chapel in Mountain View, Arkansas. Graveside services will follow the visitation beginning at 1:30PM with Brother Gary Ragland officiating at Fifty Six Cemetery where Desmal will be laid to rest. Pallbearers are Jeff Nesbitt, Jimmy Nesbitt, Joey Carpenter, Jason Huskey, Bobby Balentine, and Tim Diffey. Honorary pallbearers are Mark Severance, Bob Balentine, and Harold Girtman. Roller Crouch Funeral Home in Mountain View, Arkansas is in charge of the arrangements.
Thoughts & prayers going out to your family & loved one's.Sorry for your loss.
So sorry to hear about the loss of Des. Thoughts & Prayers for the Family!!! 🙏🏻
Mrs. Coleen and family, I am saddened to hear of Desmal's passing. He was a kind-hearted man. He gave me many gardening tips and could put a smile on your face with his wonderful sense of humor. May God's loving spirit and all the fond memories of Desmal bring you peace and help put a smile on your face as you remember the time God allowed us to be around Desmal. God bless y'all in this time of sorrow.
My heartfelt condolences to Colleen and the children for the loss of their husband and father. May God give you the peace that passes all understanding and wrap you in his arms of love. I have fond memories of the times that I spent enjoying the company of Colleen and Des when I was younger. We had some good times. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
So sorry for for your loss. He was always a nice man to be around. Prayers for the family 🙏🙏