Harry Gaylon Weddle, 72 of De Valls Bluff, passed away May 22, 2017. He was born October 2, 1944 in Prairie County, the son of William Andrew and Olivia Taylor Weddle. He graduated from De Valls Bluff High School in 1962 and was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1965 and was stationed in Germany.
Harry retired after 30 plus years with Arkansas Power and Light Company.
He is survived by his wife, Sue Carr Weddle whom he married in June, 1992; His daughter, Susan Caplener (Don) of Clarendon; granddaughter, Gracelyn Taylor Caplener; Three step-children, Jason Scheiderer (LeAnn), Rebecca Roberts (Gaylon) and Emil Scheiderer III (Terri); step-grandchildren, Julia Scheiderer, William Scheiderer, Evan Jacobs, Christopher Scheiderer (Ruth), Jonathan Scheiderer (Brianna) and Kaylee Logston; brother, Sam Weddle (Jan) of Frisco, Texas; 6 sisters, Helen Prier of Forrest City, Mae Walton of Roe, Nettie Felts of Highland, Illinois, Martha Crymes of Bastrop, Louisiana, Mary Sue Roach, Irving, Texas, and Nancy Cherico (Tony) of Conroe, Texas, and one sister-in-law, Ruby Weddle of Mt. View.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Betty Jean Walton; two brothers, Andrew Lynn Weddle and Edward Calvin “Dink” Weddle and one step-grandchild, Courtney Burlison.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, May 24, at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen. Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M., Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Westbrook Funeral Home Chapel in Hazen. Burial will be in the Peppers Lake Cemetery.
The family requests memorials be made to the Peppers Lake Church of Christ.
2 thoughts on “Harry Gaylon Weddle”
Uncle Harry, moving on to an eternal life, will miss you. You have been a blessing to all.
May GODS comfort and blessings be with your family and friends, nephew James.
I will miss this man. I met Mr. Harry at the White River Dairy Bar when my boss, Tom Baldwin and I went over to eat lunch. Tom passed away 4 years ago this June. Mr. Harry was usually there on Wednesday for lunch. He was one of the regulars I would see over the years to eat with at the White River Dairy Bar. I feel like we are all family that ate there on a regular basis. Your presence will be missed. Praying for all.
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