Virgil Ray Healey, 73, of Leachville, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, he was the son of the late Claud W. and Maggie Lee Moore Healey and had lived most of his life in Texas. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War and returned to Leachville following his retirement in 2003.
Survivors include a brother, Claud W. "Dub" Healey, of Uma, Ariz.; and a sister, Betty Bowen, of Trumann.
A graveside funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Leachville Cemetery with Rev. Larry Davis officiating. Burial was under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Leachville.
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