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.
Lots of great high school memories and band trips. Praying for your family.
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
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 familyMarie Ford Vickers
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.
So sorry for your loss. Enjoyed being a farming neighbor for many years.
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.
Billy, Tracy, Bubba and Denise... Much love, respect and prayers sent your way!Love you all!!Michelle and Family
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
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.
My deepest sympathy. I knew Billy most of my life very sweet man. My prayers are with all.
Denise, Billy,Tracy and Family, sorry for y’all’s loss. May God grant y’all piece and comfort.
My Deepest Condolences and Heartfelt Prayers for Billy's Family, Billy was a GREAT Friend and will be sorely Missed by Many.
May God give you peace and comfort to ease your grief. My prayers and love are with all of you.
Dear Family, We will not be able to attend the funeral but you are in our prayers!!!!! So sorry for our loss.
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.
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.
So sorry for your loss,he was a nice man
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!
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.
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.
I am so sorry for your loss . You are all in our prayers.
Sorry for your loss, he was a good friend to many people he will be greatly missed.
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.
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.
Praying for you all 🙏. Mr Billy was Friend to all and a Very kind man.
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.
Praying for the family.
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 🙏
Blessings to you all. I am so sorry for your loss.
Denise, Tracey, Billy and families.... Sorry for the loss of your loss. I will pray for your comfort during this time.
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!
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
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. 🙏🏻🇺🇸
My condolences to the family
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!!
We Love you Uncle Billy!
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.
So sorry for your loss. Billy was a very special man with a gentle and kind personality. He will be greatly missed.
We will miss our friend.
I am so sorry for your loss. Billy was an awesome friend!!!