Roger Dale Pemberton

Friday, October 9, 2015

Roger Dale Pemberton, 63, of Leachville, formerly of Monette, passed from this life Oct. 8, 2015, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at Monette he was the son of the late George "Shot" and Mildred Redding Pemberton and had been a lifelong area resident. He was a 1970 graduate of Leachville High School and was a retired recruiter for the Arkansas Army National Guard. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a Christian.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Jerry Pemberton, and one sister, Linda Cash, as well as his dog, Sparky.

Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Debby Thomas Pemberton of the home; four sons, Earnest Shirley and wife Jennifer of Paragould, Brandon Pemberton and wife Julie of Lawrenceville, Ga., Roger Dale Pemberton, Jr. of Batesville and Buddy Carmichael and wife Krystal of Monette; one daughter, Stacey Willis and husband Paul of Lawrenceville, Ga.; two brothers, Robert Pemberton and David Pemberton; one sister, Wanda Parrish; and 12 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Rick Ethridge officiating. Burial will be in the Leachville Cemetery. The family will receive visitors Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

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