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Bobby Gene Dillard, 86, Nashville business icon, April 14

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Dillard, BobbyBobby Gene Dillard, 86, of Nashville, Arkansas, passed away on Tuesday April 14, 2015 in Texarkana, Texas. He was born on July 27, 1928 in Mineral Springs, Arkansas, to the late Eugene C. Dillard and Mary Alice (Spigner) Dillard. Mr. Dillard was the owner of the Dillard Buick-Pontiac-GMC-dealer for 39 years, the oldest living member of the Sunset Church of Christ, served as a Deacon from 1965 thru 2013, former member of Nashville Lions Club, Nashville Rotary Club, and Nashville Chamber of Commerce, former Chairman of the Howard County Housing Authority, and an original Board member of the Nashville Parks and Recreation department. Survivors include his wife, Jacquelyn Dillard of Nashville; two daughters, Mary Janette (Jan) Turley and husband, James of Jonesboro and LuAnne Dugan and husband Bill of Wynne; one son, Robert (Gene) Dillard of Nashville; one sister, Mary Lou Stuart of Nashville; seven grandchildren, Neil, Michael, Aaron, and Corey Turley,Walker and Katie Dugan, and Jason Dillard;  thirteen great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends that mourn his passing. Services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday April 18, 2015 at the Sunset Church of Christ in Nashville, Arkansas with Karon Baxley officiating. Burial to follow at the Restland Memorial Park cemetery in Nashville, under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home, Nashville. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday April 18, 2015 just one hour prior to service time. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Sunset Church of Christ or Arkansas Childrens Home in Paragould. You may send a sympathy message to www.latimerfuneralhome.com.

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