Richard J. Ehret of Floral died February 2, 2013 in a Searcy hospital. Born December 23, 1934 in St. Louis, Mo., he was 78. He was the son of John Otto Ehret and Elsie Vera Wehmeier Ehret.
He served in the Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Army National Guard, and Air National Guard.
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Ehret; a sister, Rosalie Hazard of St. Louis, Mo.; three sons, Steven Ehret of Missouri, Robert Ehret of Missouri and Michael Ehret of Batesville; two daughters, Deborah McKenzie of Evening Shade and Darlene Ehret of Batesville; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held February 6 at 2 p.m. at Willis Funeral Service with Mike Fowler officiating. Burial will immediately follow the service at Cedar Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Nathaniel Nicholson, Brandon Gillihan, Jon Ehret, Joshua Nicholson, Michael Bacon, and Charles McKenzie.