Carl Dean Madar, age 76, from Carlisle, Arkansas, passed away April 6, 2023. He was born March 27, 1947, in Carlisle, Arkansas, to the late Joe and Cora Madar.
From an early age, Carl knew he wanted to be a farmer. He began farming during his senior year of high school and continued until he retired in 2006. He served as an elder at the Palm Street Church of Christ for over 30 years. Traveling was a passion, especially any trip that involved going out west.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Peggy Madar, and his daughter, Carla Davenport.
He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Linda Madar; daughters, Cindy (Eric) Judy and Cyndi (Chris) Matthews; sons, Clay (Emily) Madar and Greg (Tammy) Downum; sisters, Eva Jo (Bill) Glover and Ruth James; grandchildren, Molly, Carly, and Micah Madar, Allen and Brenna Judy, Ethan Davenport, Zach and Alexis Downum, Madison (Jonathan) Carter, and Molly Matthews, and nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00PM Thursday, April 13, 2023, at the Palm Street Church of Christ, 1115 West Palm Street in Lonoke, Arkansas. The funeral service will be at 10:00AM on Friday, April 14, 2023, at the church building with burial to follow at Carlisle Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Palm Street Church of Christ, PO Box 588, Lonoke, Arkansas, 72086, or Morrilton Southern Christian Children’s Home, 100 W Harding Street, Morrilton, Arkansas, 72110.
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