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Gerald Ronald Townsend, 74 of Texarkana, TX. passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017 in a local hospital. Ron was born April 28, 1943 in Texarkana, AR. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife Pamela Townsend of Texarkana; two daughters, Amber Futrell of Dallas, TX. and Dr. Monica Townsend and husband Dr. Jason Beck; one granddaughter Eilyn Bristol Beck; one sister-in-law Sandra Townsend of Texarkana, TX.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Holy Cross Cemetery under the direction of East Funeral Home-Downtown. Deacon David Fowler will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Texarkana Animal League, P. O. Box 6166, Texarkana, TX 75505.

Online tributes may be made at www.eastfuneralhomes.com.