Ron Wingfield

June 24, 1943May 5, 2013
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Ron Wingfield, 69, of Barling, died May 5, 2013 in Fort Smith. He was born June 24, 1943 in Booneville, AR to the late Clifford and Bessie McCoy Wingfield. He was the owner of Southwest Imaging, a member of Community Bible Church and a former Barling City Director. Ron was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served in the United States Navy. He is survived by his wife Grace; three children he loved and cared for as his own, Christina Rankin and her husband Derrall of Barling, Jason Fiori and his wife Brandee of Russellville, AR and Tammy Paschal and her husband Alan of Corsicana, TX; a sister Beverly Carolan of Booneville; his brother, Noble Wingfield of Booneville and seven grandchildren, Caeleigh, Ashleigh, Jaxson, Braelyn, Wesley, Chase and Chance. He is preceded in death by his sister, Betty Jane. Funeral services for Ron will be 10:00AM Thursday, May 9 at Community Bible Church with Pastor Kevin Thompson officiating. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00PM Wednesday at Edwards Funeral Home. Burial of ashes will be at Carolan Cemetery at a later date. Services and cremation are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers will be Ken and Neal Gilbreth, Ron Fiala, Tim Church, Phil Wear and Kevin Cauthon. Ron requested that those who attend the service to please dress casual. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sebastian County Humane Society, PO Box 10953, Fort Smith, AR 72917. To view an online guestbook, visit


  • Funeral Service Thursday, May 9, 2013

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Earlene Hope(Phelps)

August 28, 2013

It was nice to have been a part of your class from 4th through 12th grade. You were a friend and an all around gentleman. Will miss you at the reunions. Earlene

Donna Stephens

May 8, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Jim Burton

May 8, 2013

It was an honor to have known him, a friend that will be deeply missed.
My prayers go out to his loved ones may god help you through these difficult times
"Your friend" Jimmy Burton

Karen Adams

May 8, 2013

Ron - what can anyone say except that he was a good man. He loved his family and he loved animals ... dogs, cats and horses. Ron was always good to me and my family. Ron keep an eye on all of us left behind and we love you.

Fiala. Family

May 8, 2013

Ron always gave a helping hand to anyone in need. He' s love for his family and all animals will continue to inspire us.

Melissa Barnett

May 8, 2013

Ron always had a good hart too all and his family Wishing him well to his trip to haven now to see old friends and family

James Hadley

May 7, 2013

I did not have the honor to meet Ron, but by knowing his sister Beverly and brother Noble, he must have been a super person.