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1934 Samuel 2016

Samuel Tarry

August 21, 1934 — August 15, 2016

Samuel Felix “Buddy” Tarry, age 81, went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 15, 2016. He was born August 21, 1934 to Felix Wells and Lilly Mae Tarry of Lonoke, AR. He met the love of his life in Lonoke, Celeta Marilyn Warren and they married June 5, 1954. Out of that marriage four sons were born: Warren, Timmy, Dean, and Rodney. Buddy was and remains a hero and mentor to his sons. In later years, Buddy and his family resided in the Oak Prairie community. He owned Tarry Welding Shop and worked many years welding and scrapping to his heart’s content. There were many long lasting friendships forged from there. His word was his bond and everyone knew that. Buddy leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 62 years, four sons,  Warren (Phyllis) of Hickory Plains, Timmy (Glendora) of DeValls Bluff, Dean (Shirl) of Lonoke and Rodney of the home; two special daughter-in-laws, Valerie Foster of DeValls Bluff and Tina Tarry of Boswell, Oklahoma, one godson Rick Lanier of Jacksonville, AR, one sister Pauline Forrester of Des Arc and a very special friend Troy Forrester of Des Arc. There also are 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren to carry on his memory. He is preceded in death by his parents Felix Wells and Lilly Mae Tarry, and one sister Helen Comer.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be at Lonoke Apostolic Church on Thursday, August 18 th at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements by Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke.

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