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Woodrow G. Dilbeck Obituary


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“To Ruth and family, my sincerest sympathies go out to you in this very sad time. I will always treasure having known Woody as a neighbor and friend....Read More »
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Brother Woodrow G. Dilbeck, age 92, of Mena, passed away Sunday, October 26, 2008 in Mena.

He was born September 20, 1916 in Big Fork, Arkansas to the late John Dilbeck and the late Ann Putman Dilbeck. He was united in marriage to Ruth Steed on September 11, 1948. He was a welder by profession and was also a minister. Mr. Dilbeck was a veteran of the United States Army Air Corp. and was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and friend.

He was survived by:

Spouse: Ruth Dilbeck of Mena, Arkansas

Son: Larry G. Dilbeck of Knobnoster, Missouri

Daughters: Gwen A. Dilbeck of Mena, Arkansas
Becky A. Young of Eagleton, Arkansas

Brothers: Larkin Dilbeck of Arlington, Texas

9 grandchildren
11 great-grandchildren

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ann Dilbeck, and 3 brothers Alvin, Clyde, and Marlin Dilbeck.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 30, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at Northside Church of Christ with Dr. Austin Emery, Brother Walter Varner, and Brother Van Ledbetter officiating. Interment will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.
A visitation for family and friends will be held Wednesday evening, October 29th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Danny Chism, Alton Dollar, Kevin Atchley, Jerry Head, Charles Wood, and John Charlton. Honorary pallbearers will be Virgil Smith, Jay Dodd, Noel Head, Chuck Kincaid, Walton Mosley, and Larry Atchley.

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