Ralph Screeton died December 22, 2013

            Ralph Byrd Screeton, Jr., 71, of Heber Springs passed away Sunday, December 22, 2013. He was born October 16, 1942 in Snake Island, Arkansas to Ralph B. Screeton, Sr. and Harriette E. Mahare Scretton and raised in Carlisle. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, was a small business entrepreneur, and a regional automotive parts salesman. He studied at University of Arkansas Conway and was a soccer coach. He was a Vietnam veteran, Gulf War veteran and in the Cuban Crisis, while serving in the Air Force, Air Force Reserves and the Army National Guard for 20 years. 

         He is survived by his children, Ralph Screeton III (Teresa), Ben Screeton (Amy), Jamie Screeton (Carrie) and Misty Ann Elston; grandchildren, Ralph Screeton IV, Farris Screeton, Haylea Screeton, Jagger Screeton, Dylan Screeton and Mia-Grace Screeton; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Grace Screeton and Parker Coy Screeton; brothers and sisters, Kenneth Russell Screeton, Harriette Sharlene Screeton and Judy Gaylene Hosto. He was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Ann Screeton; parents; brothers and sisters, Billy Lewis Screeton, Carlton Brickard Screeton; Eldean Screeton Carpenter and Ricky Lynn Screeton.

         Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 27, 2013 at North Little Rock Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rest Hills Memorial Park. The family received friends Thursday at the funeral home. Online obituary at www.SmithFamilyCares.com.