Donnie Dwight McCord, age 65, of Wilburn, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at his home. Born in Searcy on January 28, 1948, he was the son of the late William Hershel and Melba Jean (King) McCord.
Mr. McCord was a veteran of the United States Army and a mechanic.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one granddaughter, Leanna Marie Carnitz.
Mr. McCord is survived by his wife, Gail K. Hayes McCord of Wilburn; one son, Mikel Dwight McCord and his wife, Stacie, of Pangburn; two daughters, Carman Leann Harris of Mt. Vernon and Cindy Gail Jackson of Searcy; two brothers, Barry Talley and Teddy Talley;
three sisters, Sandra Squires, Shelia Purdy, and Jacqulyn Wilkerson; four grandchildren, Ashdon Walters, Collin McCord, Andrew McCord, and Katey Carnitz; and one great-grandchild, Greyson Walters.
Mr. McCord is also survived by other relatives and his many friends.
Visitation was Friday, March 8, at Olmstead Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral services were Saturday, March 9, at the Mountain Top Cowboy Church at 10:30 a.m. with Bro. Brad Curtis officiating. Interment followed in the Magness Cemetery. Justin Kurck, Mike Chandler, Steve Andrews, Jimmy Hayes, Aaron Sample, and Hank Verser will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Dwayne Hayes, Jeff Turley, and Duane Alred. Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home. www.olmstead.cc