of Newark, AR
November 17, 1947 - June 7, 2023
Rex Ronald "Ron" Webb, 75, of Newark, Arkansas went to be with his Savior on June 7, 2023. He was born on November 17, 1947 in Batesville to Columbus Andrew and Nellie Francis Burge Webb and was raised in Maple Springs.He had a long and successful career in new car sales before fulfilling a life-long dream of serving as a police officer. He was an Independence County Deputy when he ran for Circuit and Chancery Court Clerk, an office he held from January 1, 1985 until December 31, 1992. He was elected Independence County Sheriff in November of 1992 and served the citizens from January 1, 1993 to December 31, 2000. He served on the National Sheriffs Association Board and enjoyed networking with law enforcement personnel from all over the nation. He eventually returned to his love of selling cars until his retirement.Ron was the longest standing member of Maple Springs Baptist Church and served many years on the Board of Trustees for the church. He also previously served on the Cemetery and Community School Boards.He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Gerald Webb and his nieces, Carolyn King and Charlotte Knight.He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Dr. Ann Webb; three daughters; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild, Ronda Webb Self (Todd) and their children, Cameron and Nathan Self of Bryant; Terri Ann Ford (Tommy) and their children, Taylor Ford (Baylea), Hadley and Presley Cunningham of Batesville and their granddaughter, Tessa Drew Ford; Lindsay Webb Haivala (Danny) and their children, Lucas Tallant, Hayden and Halle Haivala and Parker Webb Tallant of Midwest City, Oklahoma. Ron loved spending time with and spoiling his grandkids! He is also survived by his brother, Max Webb of Newport and sister, Lockie Webb McCoy (James) of Newark, as well as a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.Pallbearers are Chad Webb, Scott McCoy, Tommy Ford, Joe Goings, Nathan Self, and Hayden Haivala. Honorary Pallbearers include Ken Webb, Marty Goings, Shane Goings, Taylor Ford, and Lucas Tallant.Funeral services will begin at 2:00pm Saturday, June 10, 2023 at Maple Springs Baptist Church with Bro. Curt Howard and Dr. Todd Self officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Springs Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville. Visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00pm Saturday, June 10, 2023 at the church prior to service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Maple Springs Baptist Church.
On behalf of the Oil Trough Class of 1965, we send our sympathy to Ann and his family. Many happy times during our class reunions and Ronnie never missed one. He was always so delightful in school and his smile and laughter never changed. May God give all of you strength in the coming days to mourn his passing.
I am sorry to hear about Ronnie (as I knew him). I went to high school with him and he was a funny happy person. Prayers for you and your family.
Fly to the angels Ron, The family is in my thoughts & prayers
My deepest sympathies for you today. Iâ€™ll be praying for you and your family. Always loved our get togethers at your dadâ€™s house. He will be greatly missed.
We are so sorry to hear of Ron's passing. He was a very good friend for many years. Ann, you and all of his family will be in our prayers.
I am so sorry to hear about Ron. My thoughts and prayers are with each of your families.
Ron was our friend for many years. Such a sweet guy that would help you with anything you needed. We loved you and will see you again. Bless you Ann, so sorry.
My deepest condolences. Prayers for all and Prayers for the repose of his soul. He was a good man and a dedicated law enforcement officer. He will be missed.
Hugs an Prayers
In my thoughts
Deepest sympathy, prayers for peace
So sorry to hear of Ronâ€™s death. He and I were distantly related through our grandmothers. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Brenda Terral
Very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with all grieving. God bless.
Ron, my cousin my friend, i will see you again.Ann, and kids, i am so sorry for your loss, he will be so missed by us all!Much love,Frances and KittyAnn Burge McMullin.
So sorry for your loss Rhonda you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. From your friends at Cave City Nursing Home. Love you, Lori Riggs
May God comfort your grieving heart during this difficult time. Many prayers for you all!
Condolences to everyone. May God Bless all of you and comfort you in the days to come.
Sorry to hear this Ron was a wonderful person always helping people. Now he is home he will always be remembered