of Vilonia, AR
September 22, 1937 - July 31, 2023
Harold ''Firerock'' Dean Firestone, 85, of Holland, Arkansas passed away July 31, 2023. He was born September 22, 1937 in Conway, Arkansas to the late Howard and Vera Firestone. Harold worked in maintenance at AMTRAM for 39 years before retiring. He was a member of Holland Baptist Church. Harold enjoyed fishing and hunting; especially hunting coons with traps and dogs. He also enjoyed playing Holland baseball; Harold chose to start a family instead of being drafted to the American Legion. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 58 years, Brenda Louise Firestone; son, Phil Firestone; brothers, Herman, Dink and Grubby and sister, Imogene. Harold is survived by his daughter, Mary Carlene (Joe) Burns; grandchildren, Andy Cook, Adam (Jesse) Cook and Jessica Firestone and great grandchildren, Bentley, Bayleigh, Aeson and Maddox. Visitation will be Thursday, August 3, 2023 from 6:00-8:00PM at Roller McNutt Funeral Home in Greenbrier. Funeral Service will be Friday, August 4, 2023 at 10:00AM at Roller McNutt, with Burial following at Oakland Cemetery in Holland.
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I worked with Harold at the Wards, Amtran bus plant and always respected him and his ability to repair just about anything. Loved his sense of humor and I know he will be missed. Rest in peace.
I knew Harold even before he started work at Ward Body Works (later Ward School Bus Mfg. & American Transportation or â€œAmTranâ€.The entire time he always displayed a great work ethic & was always very dependable in both his work & attendance. He got alone well with all his coworkers. Heâ€™ll be missed by many! RIP Harold!!
Harold was a heck of a guy I talked to him about eight or nine months ago he said his head was hurt but he still had his feet we both laughed. I know he will be truly missed.
Carlene, I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet daddy. Please know you are in my prayers. I bet running them dogs in Heaven is much sweeter.
We are sorry for your loss
Sorry to hear about Harold worked at Ward's and Amtran with him.
So sorry for your loss. Mr. Firestone was a great man, friend and neighbor.
Worked with Harold Firestone at Amtran. Started as Wards. Enjoyed working with him quite a guy.
Harold, I enjoyed knowing you in Jr High School and elementary school, too!! We go way back my friend. Rest in Peace.
I will miss my uncle Harold Firestone I loved him very much and I am so happy we came and saw him last August he had such a good time with us girls(his nieces) and we enjoyed every minute of it. I will miss him he's with aunt Brenda and his family. Carlene I love you and my thoughts and prayers are with you all
Our thoughts & prayers go out to the Firestone Family. May GOD be with You during this time. Love- The Wiley Family