Richard Walden, 71, of Keota, OK passed away Friday, November 20, 2015 in Ft. Smith, AR. Richard was born February 27, 1944 in Ft. Smith, AR. He was a Factory worker. Richard was a member of Bethel Lighthouse Church. He was preceded in death by his mother and step father, Thomas and Mary Owen.
Survivors include his wife, Lois R. Walden of the home; 2 sons & daughters in law, Jerry L. & Tamara Walden of Keota, OK, Richie A. & Colleen Walden of Ft. Smith, AR; 3 grandchildren Amber & Jack Johnson, Airman Drew Walden, & Dakota Walden; 3 great grandchildren; 4 sisters, Gladys Cavanaugh of Ft. Smith, AR, Louise Dority of Ft. Smith, AR, Naomi House of Missouri, & Annabell Owen of Ft. Smith; 3 brothers, Fred Walden of Roseville, CA, Robert Walden of Bokoshe, OK, & Melton "JR" Walden of Gulfport, MS; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Graveside services will be Tuesday November 24, 2015 at 2:00pm at Old Cache Cemetery with Rev. James Hill officiating. Interment will follow. Pallbearers will be Mark Walden, Allen Real, Elvis Williamson, Jack Johnson, Michael Tomlin, George Vincent. Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Cavanaugh, Daniel Tomlin, & Darrel Vincent.
The family will be at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6-8pm to visit with relatives & friends.